- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions
- 5 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Disease Interactions
- 9 Technical Classification
- 10 Available Alternatives
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OverviewNOVOCOOL EYE-DPS is a Schedule H drug.
NOVOCOOL EYE-DPS is composed of: BORIC ACID (1.25 %W/V), CHLORBUTOL (0.5 %W/V), SODIUM CHLORIDE (0.05 %W/V), ZINC SULFATE (0.12 %W/V), CHLORPHENIRAMINE (0.01 %W/V), NAPHAZOLINE (0.056 %W/V)
Sodium chloride is the chemical name for salt. Sodium is an electrolyte that regulates the amount of water in your body. Sodium also plays a part in nerve impulses and muscle contractions.Sodium chloride is used to treat or prevent sodium loss caused by dehydration, excessive sweating, or other causes.Sodium Chloride (topical) is used in nasal congestion and eye Irritation.
Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose Chlorpheniramine is used to treat
Naphazoline is a vasoconstrictor. It works by narrowing swollen blood vessels in the eyes to reduce eye redness.Naphazoline ophthalmic (for the eye) is for temporary relief of minor eye redness or discomfort caused by minor irritants.
UsageSODIUM CHLORIDE is generally used to treat: Hyponatremia, Shock, Injury
SODIUM CHLORIDE can address symptoms like: Eyes Eye Irritation, Nausea, Head Headache, Confusion, Dizziness, Increased Thirst, Fatigue (tiredness), Decreased Urination
CHLORPHENIRAMINE is generally used to treat: Common Cold
CHLORPHENIRAMINE can address symptoms like: Sneezing, Body Itching, Eyes Watery Eyes, Runny Nose
NAPHAZOLINE is generally used to treat: Conjunctivitis, Rhinitis, Sinusitis
NAPHAZOLINE can address symptoms like: Eyes Eye Irritation, Eyes Redness, Eyes Discomfort, Eyes Pain
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 12month
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
- You should not take sodium chloride if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it, or if you have high sodium levels in your blood.
- Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
- Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Follow the directions on your prescription label.Take sodium chloride with a full glass (8 ounces) of water.
- Do not share this medication with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather.
- Follow your doctor’s instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink.In some cases, drinking too much liquid can be as unsafe as not drinking enough.Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
- Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
- Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
- Avoid excess dosage.
- Avoid long-term use of this medication.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, lung disease, heart problems, high blood pressure, sugar, blood vessel problems, stroke, increased eye pressure, intestinal blockage, ulcer, urinary obstruction, enlarged prostate, seizures, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and
- You should not use naphazoline ophthalmic if you have narrow-angle glaucoma.
- You should not use naphazoline ophthalmic if you are allergic to it.
- Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.
- Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Wash your hands before using the eye drops.Do not touch the tip of the eye dropper or place it directly on your eye. A contaminated dropper can infect your eye, which could lead to serious vision problems.
- Do not use the eye drops if the liquid has changed colors or has particles in it.
- Do not use this medication while wearing contact lenses.
- Naphazoline ophthalmic may contain a preservative that can discolor soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using this medicine before putting in your contact lenses.Should not be given to patients with heart disease, diabetes, depression, disorders related to thyroid glands.
- Should not be given to patients with high blood pressure and taking medication for the same.
Do not drive until you know how this medication affects you.
Symptoms of OverdosageSODIUM CHLORIDE over-dosage can result in: Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Irregular Heartbeat, Weakness (generalized), Hands Swelling, Feet Swelling, Shortness Of Breath, Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Restless Or Irritability, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)
NAPHAZOLINE over-dosage can result in: Dizziness, Head Headache, Body Excessive Sweating, Nervousness, Weakness (generalized)
Common Side-EffectsSODIUM CHLORIDE : Unusual Taste In Mouth, Mouth Burn, Fatigue (tiredness), Lightheadedness, Legs Discomfort
CHLORPHENIRAMINE : Fever, Wheezing, Tightness, Difficulty Breathing, Hoarse Voice, Face Swelling, Drowsiness, Fatigue (tiredness), Nervousness, Frequent Urination, Arms Joint Pain, Eyes Double Vision (with One Eye Covered)
NAPHAZOLINE : Eyes Burn, Eyes Blurred Vision, Eyes Watery Eyes, Head Headache, Dizziness, Eyes Enlarged (dilated) Pupils
Serious Side-EffectsSODIUM CHLORIDE : Chest Pain, Difficulty Breathing, Hands Swelling, Irregular Heartbeat, Decreased Urination
NAPHAZOLINE : Anxiety, Hypertension, Eyes Change In Vision, Chest Pain, Irregular Heartbeat, Confusion, Shortness Of Breath
Disease InteractionsNAPHAZOLINE can interfere with: Glaucoma, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Prostate Cancer, Hyperthyroidism, Corneal Abrasion, Diabetes Mellitus
Technical ClassificationSODIUM CHLORIDE is categorized as:
- MINERALS AND ELECTROLYTES / NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
- MISCELLANEOUS RESPIRATORY AGENTS / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
CHLORPHENIRAMINE is categorized as: NASAL ANTIHISTAMINES AND DECONGESTANTS / NASAL PREPARATIONS / TOPICAL AGENTS
NAPHAZOLINE is categorized as: OPHTHALMIC ANTIHISTAMINES AND DECONGESTANTS / OPHTHALMIC PREPARATIONS / TOPICAL AGENTS
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|NOVOCOOL EYE-DPS||BORIC ACID 1.25 %W/V, NAPHAZOLINE 0.056 %W/V, CHLORPHENIRAMINE 0.01 %W/V, ZINC SULFATE 0.12 %W/V, SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.05 %W/V, CHLORBUTOL 0.5 %W/V|
|SUTHIN GOLD EYE DPS||INR 100 for 10 ML EYE DROP||MENTHOL 0.0025 %, CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE 0.5 %, CAMPHOR 0.0025 %, NAPHAZOLINE 0.1 %, PHENYLEPHRINE 0.12 %, STABILIZED OXYCHLORO 0.005 %|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|IMAZE EYE DPS||INR 70 for 10 ML EYE DROP||BORIC ACID 1.25 %W/V, ZINC SULPHATE MONOHYDRATE 0.012 %W/V, SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.05 %W/V, NAPHAZOLINE 0.1 %W/V, METHYLCELLULOSE 0.1 %W/V, MENTHOL 0.0025 %W/V, CHLORPHENIRAMINE 0.01 %W/V, CAMPHOR 0.0025 %W/V|