NAZIN Eye drops

Therapeutic Class



Acute and chronic non-infectious conjunctivitis, nonspecific conjunctival irritation; also after successful treatment of bacterial and viral conjunctivitis. Irrigation of the tear ducts.

Chemical Composition

Each ml contains Naphazoline nitrate 0.05 mg and Zinc sulphate 0.2 mg


Each LDPE dropper bottle contains 10 ml Sterile & Pyrogen free eye drops.

Dosage & Administration

Adults: 1 drop in the conjunctival sac, three to 4 times per day. Children: Naphazoline nitrate and Zinc sulphate drops has not been studied in children. Generally, in children the dosage of vasoconstrictors should be low and selected with caution.


Hypersensitivity to zinc sulphate, Naphazoline and other ingredients. Nazin is contraindicated in patients suffering from narrow-angle glaucoma, dry eye and especially keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Sjogren's syndrome). Nazin must not be used in infants.

Side Effects

Mydriasis and a slight increase of intraocular pressure in isolated cases. A slight and transient burning sensation may occur after instillation, which does not affect the success of the treatment. Long term use may result in reactive redness of the eye (rebound effect). In very rare cases systemic cardiovascular effects, such as hypertension and arrhythmia, may occur. Nonspecific fatigue has been observed in some patients.

Drug Interaction

Naphazoline containing products should not be administered during treatment with MAO-blockers nor during 10 days after discontinuation of such treatment. The effects of Naphazoline may be increased by concomitant use of tricyclic antidepressants.