The following drug information is obtained from various newswires, published
medical journal articles, and medical conference presentations.
itching and redness of the eye
OcuHist has been approved as an over-the-counter antihistamine
eye drop. Akorn, previously marketed this formulation as the
prescription drug AK-Con-A.
With its active antihistamine ingredient pheniramine maleate
(0.3%), and decongestant ingredient naphazoline hydrochloride
(0.025%), OcuHist temporarily relieves itching and redness of the
eye due to pollen, ragweed, grass, animal hair, and dander.
An estimated 50 million Americans are afflicted by pollen,
ragweed, and other irritants.