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PROPCAINE 0.5% EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 64.20 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for PROPCAINE

Proparacaine(0.5%)

food interaction for PROPCAINE

alcohol interaction for PROPCAINE

pregnancy interaction for PROPCAINE

lactation interaction for PROPCAINE

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Propcaine 0.5% 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for PROPCAINE

Proparacaine(0.5%)

Uses

Propcaine 0.5% eye drop is used for local anaesthesia (numb tissues in a specific area).

How it works

Propcaine 0.5% eye drop works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

Common side effects

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

SUBSTITUTES for PROPCAINE

4 Substitutes
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  • SENSOCHEK 0.5% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 10.45/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 52.24
    save 19% more per ML of eye drop
  • CARE CAIN 0.5% EYE DROPS
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 8.60/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 43
    save 33% more per ML of eye drop
  • CARE CAIN 0.5% EYE DROPS
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 7.68/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 76.83
    save 40% more per ML of eye drop
  • TOPICAINE EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Pharmatak Opthalmics Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 50
    save 22% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for PROPCAINE

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for PROPCAINE

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)