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[caption id="attachment_239" align="alignright" width="150"]Danger of some Over the Counter Eye Drops Danger of some Over the Counter Eye Drops[/caption] The FDA has issued a warning statement concerning the danger to small children from some “get the red out” eye drops and decongestant nose sprays.  The drops and sprays mentioned contain chemicals like, naphazoline, tetrahydrozoline, or oxymetazoline which constrict blood vessels.  Some of the common trade names for medicines containing these drugs are Visine, Naphcon, Opcon, Opti-clear, and Afrin.  Who hasn't had a day when their eyes were too red or their nose too stuffy to work without one of these medicines.  Most of us probably have these sitting in drawers and cabinets around our homes.