Medicine Overview of Paracaine Eye Drop
Uses of Paracaine Eye Drop
Paracaine Eye Drop is used for local anesthesia.
Side effects of Paracaine Eye Drop
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.
How to use Paracaine Eye Drop
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 Paracaine Eye Drop works
Paracaine eye drop works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
In Depth Information on Paracaine Eye Drop
Expert advice for Paracaine Eye Drop
- 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.
Special precautions for Paracaine Eye Drop
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Paracaine Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
No information is available on the use of Paracaine Eye Drop+more
during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
It is not known whether Paracaine Eye Drop alters the abilit+more
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
There is limited information available on the use of Paracai+more
ne Eye Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Paracaine NA Eye Drop
Frequently asked questions for Proparacaine
Paracaine is an ester
Yes, Paracaine needs to be refrigerated at 2°-8°C (36°- 46°F)
With a single drop, the onset of anesthesia usually begins within 30 seconds and persists for 15 to 20 minutes.
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Patients taking Paracaine Eye Drop
Once A Day
Thrice A Day
Substitutes for Paracaine
No substitutes found for this medicine