Iricain Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area), Infections
47.62
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Iricain Eye Drop

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Uses of Proparacaine

Proparacaine is used for local anesthesia.
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Side effects of Proparacaine

Common

Blurred vision, Burning sensation, Central nervous system depression, Conjunctival disorder, Contact dermatitis, Corneal damage, Corneal opacity, Increased sweating, Eye redness, Teary eyes, Stinging sensation, Ulcerative keratitis.

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How to use Proparacaine

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Iricain Eye Drop works

Proparacaine works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
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Uses of Chlorbutol

Chlorbutol is used to prevent infections.
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Side effects of Chlorbutol

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Nausea, Noisy breathing, Oral peeling, Parotid gland swelling, Abdominal cramp, Allergic reaction, Anaphylactic reaction, Burning sensation of tongue, Cough, Diarrhoea, Discoloration of teeth, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Itching, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Skin reaction, Erythema, Sneezing, Subcutaneous swelling, Tongue discolouration, Vomiting, Burning sensation.

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How to use Chlorbutol

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Iricain Eye Drop works

Chlorbutol is an antiseptic, anesthetic, anti-irritant, and emollient agent. It works as local anesthetic by providing a quick relief from pain; bacteriostatic reinforcing the activity of chlorhexidine. It also produces a mild irritant effect on the respiratory tract, possibly via a nasal/pulmonary arc..

In Depth Information on Iricain Eye Drop

Expert advice for Proparacaine

  • Wash your hands after using proparacaine drops as it may cause drying or cracking of the fingertips.
  • Do not wear contact lenses while using proparacaine.
  • Protect your eye from injury while it is still numb. Do not touch or rub the eye. Do not use additional eye drops in the eye until your doctor tells you to do so. 
  • Protect your eye from dust particles, sand, or anything that might cause irritation.
  • Proparacaine should be used for the period advised by your doctor. Prolonged use of a topical ocular anesthetic may lead to permanent abnormal changes in eyes with accompanying loss of vision.

Expert advice for Chlorbutol

Cream:
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Avoid prolonged use for more than 7 days.
  • Wash hands well after use.
  • Use it for external application only.
Mouthwash:
  • Do not use at the same time as toothpastes.
  • Do not swallow the solution.
  • Avoid contact with ears and eyes.
Nasal decongestant capsule:
  • Only inhale the vapor.
  • Do not take capsule or drops internally.
  • Avoid direct contact with skin or eyes.
Warnings
Special precautions for Iricain Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Iricain Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Iricain Eye Drop d
uring lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Iricain Eye Drop alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Iricain
Eye Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Iricain
Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Iricain Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Proparacaine

Q. Is Proparacaine an amide or ester?
Proparacaine is an ester
Q. Does Proparacaine need to be refrigerated?
Yes, Proparacaine needs to be refrigerated at 2°-8°C (36°- 46°F)
Q. How long does Proparacaine last?
With a single drop, the onset of anesthesia usually begins within 30 seconds and persists for 15 to 20 minutes.

Frequently asked questions for Chlorbutol

Q. What is chlorobutanol used for?
Chlorbutol is used in different formulations such as cream, mouthwash and decongestant capsules.Cream: to treat mild pain caused by minor skin cuts, scratches and grazes (chapping) and soreness caused by detergents, soaps, deodorants and jewellery and bites and stings.Mouthwash solution: to inhibit dental plaque formation, as an aid in the treatment and prevention of irritation, redness, and swelling of gums (gingivitis), and in maintaining oral hygiene. It is important in the management of mouth ulceration and oral infections due to fungus candida and can be used as an adjuvant treatment for minor infections of the throat. It is also used as a disinfectant solution for cleansing of removable dentures.Capsule: for the symptomatic relief of colds and the symptomatic rapid relief of nasal congestion.

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