Propcaine Eye Drop

Prescription Required
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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Propcaine Eye Drop is a local anesthetic. It allows minor procedures to be carried out without pain and distress in the eyes.

Propcaine Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected area in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. To put this medicine into the eyes, hold the dropper close to the eye. Squeeze the bottle gently to put the drops into the eyes. Avoid touching the tip of the dropper with the eye. 

The most common side effects include temporary redness, stinging, or burning sensation at the application site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication.

Uses of Propcaine Eye Drop

Benefits of Propcaine Eye Drop

In Eye anesthesia

Propcaine Eye Drop is an eye anesthetic. It is used to induce a reversible loss of sensation during minor procedures of the eyes. It is generally very safe, works quite quickly and will allow carrying out of the procedure without causing pain and distress.

Side effects of Propcaine Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Propcaine

  • Stinging in the eyes
  • Burning sensation in eye
  • Eye redness

How to use Propcaine Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off the extra liquid.

How Propcaine Eye Drop works

Propcaine Eye Drop works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Propcaine Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Propcaine Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Propcaine Eye Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick Tips

  • Propcaine Eye Drop is commonly used to anesthetize the eye before cataract surgery or any other surgery in the eye.
  • Usually 1-2 drops are sufficient to anesthetize the eye.
  • Effect of Propcaine Eye Drop lasts for up to half an hour.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Esters derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Local anaesthetic (Esters)

Patient Concerns

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What brand of drug should give to patient for local anaesthetic effect
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dental Surgery
Its depend on dentist wht brand he is using for anesthesia
SUFFERRING WITH FROZEN LEFT HAND SHOULDER, DOING PHYSIOTHERAPY EXERCISES SINCE ONE MONTH NEGLIGIBLE IMPROVEMENT , ORTHOPAEDICS DOCTOR , STRETCHING THE HAND WITH FULL ANESTHESIA, IS IT POSSIBLE WITH LOCAL ANESTHESIA OR ANY OTHER METHOD TO RECOVER
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Orthopaedics
Adv. Inj. Depomedrol locally, with local anaesthesia locally by a Orthopaedic surgeon, Active Physiotherapy, Tab Nucoxia MR 1 BD after meals, Cap Pantop DSR 1 daily before breakfast.
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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
MRP
64.2
Inclusive of all taxes
5 ml in 1 packet
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