What is Opcon-A?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Opcon-A® is a brand name for the combination of naphazoline and pheniramine that is used for the treatment of ocular congestion, irritation, and itching.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 17
None 10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Opcon-A

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation in eyes 2


Based on patients currently taking Opcon-A

Dosage Patients
0.027%-0.315% twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Opcon-A

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Personal research 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Opcon-A


Currently taking Opcon-A

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Opcon-A

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 24
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 26
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 25
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Opcon-A.