The active ingredients tetrahydrozoline
, oxymetazoline or naphazoline are imidazoline derivatives, and they pose serious health repercussions upon consumption.
EyeMo comes in two variants: EyeMo Red Eyes Formula contains tetrahydrozoline
HCI (for red eyes, watery eyes, sore eyes, and itchy eyes) for quick relief of eye redness and minor discomforts caused by irritants; and EyeMo Moisturizing Formula that contains hypromellose (for dry eyes) that lubricates and soothes the eyes, easing eye strain and dryness.
6%) were using topical Tetrahydrozoline
hydrochloride (HCl), five (27.
The main ingredient in such drops is usually tetrahydrozoline
These include naphazoline hydrochloride (HCL), naphazoline HCL combination products, tetrahydrozoline
HCL, oxymetazoline HCL, and xylometazonline.
Eye drops containing phenylephrine were discontinued in the UK in 2003, but may be accessible over the Internet along with eye drops containing other drugs such as tetrahydrozoline
A common ingredient in eye drops is Tetrahydrozoline
Viral conjunctivitis was diagnosed by her student health services, and over-the-counter tetrahydrozoline
hydrochloride eye drops were prescribed.
Small amounts of eyedrops are dangerous if they contain a central [alpha]-adrenergic agonist, such as the imidazoline tetrahydrozoline
Eye drops that contain a decongestant such as tetrahydrozoline
(Visine) can reduce redness, but do nothing to help with the healing.
The sympathomimetic amines include ephedrine and phenylephrine, and the imidazolines include naphazoline, oxymetazoline, tetrahydrozoline
, and xylometazoline.
and its salts (substances that produce vasoconstric-tive-adrenergic effects).