What is Opcon-A?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Allergic conjunctivitis 1 0
Allergies 1 0
Hay fever 1 23
Itchy eyes 1 0
Seasonal Allergy 1 0
Seasonal allergy symptoms 1 23

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 13
None 10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Opcon-A

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation in eyes 2

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Opcon-A

Dosage Patients
0.027%-0.315% twice daily 1
2 0.027-0.315% as needed 1

Duration

Currently taking Opcon-A

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 21
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 22
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 22
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Opcon-A.