Propcaine

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Proparacaine (0.5 % w/v)

Propcaine Information

Propcaine is a prescription medicine that is available as a Drops. Eye Disorders are some of its major therapeutic uses.

The right dosage of Propcaine depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Propcaine also has some side effects, the most common being Itching or burning, Eye Redness, Tearing in one eye. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Propcaine as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Propcaine go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Propcaine is Moderate for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Propcaine has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Propcaine related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Propcaine contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Propcaine have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Propcaine, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Propcaine Benefits & Uses

Propcaine is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Propcaine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Eye Disorders
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
  • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: 1 days
  • Special Instructions: used in eye surgery
Geriatric
  • Disease: Eye Disorders
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
  • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: 1 days
  • Special Instructions: used in eye surgery


Propcaine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Propcaine is used -

Severe

Mild

  • Blurred vision

Common

  • Itching or burning
  • Eye Redness
  • Tearing in one eye
  • Stinging in the Eyes

Propcaine Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Propcaine safe for pregnant women?


    Propcaine can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Propcaine right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Propcaine safe during breastfeeding?


    Propcaine has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Propcaine on the Kidneys?


    Information about safety of Propcaine for kidney is not available since scientific research on this topic is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Propcaine on the Liver?


    So far, no research has been carried out on the effects of Propcaine on the liver. So it is not known whether taking Propcaine will affect the liver or not.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Propcaine on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Propcaine on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Propcaine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Propcaine unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Propcaine

  • Is this Propcaine habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Propcaine is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Propcaine, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Propcaine can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Propcaine only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Propcaine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Propcaine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Propcaine


    Taking Propcaine with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Propcaine


    Information about the interaction of Propcaine and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ophthetic® (proparacaine HCl)

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1398



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