Medicine Overview of Propcaine Eye Drop
Uses of Propcaine Eye Drop
Propcaine 0.5% Eye Drop is used for local anaesthesia.
Side effects of Propcaine 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 Propcaine 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 Propcaine Eye Drop works
Propcaine 0.5% eye drop works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
In Depth Information on Propcaine Eye Drop
Expert advice for Propcaine 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 Propcaine 0.5% Eye Drop
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Propcaine 0.5% 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.
Propcaine 0.5% Eye Drop should be used with caution during l+more
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
It is not known whether Propcaine 0.5% Eye Drop alters the a+more
bility 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 Propcai+more
ne 0.5% 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 Propcaine 0.5% Eye Drop
Frequently asked questions for Proparacaine
Propcaine is an ester
Yes, Propcaine 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.