Active Ingredient(s): Proparacaine
FDA Approved: * December 22, 1971
Pharm Company: * ALCON
Category: Anesthetic

Proxymetacaine (INN) or proparacaine (USAN) is a topical anesthetic drug of the aminoester group. Contents 1 Clinical pharmacology 2 Mechanism of action 3 Indications and usage 4 Warnings 5 How supplied 6 References Clinical pharmacology Proxymetacaine is a local anesthetic which on topical application penetrates sensory nerve endings in the corneal tissue.[1] Mechanism of action Proxymetacaine is believed to act as an antagonist on voltage-gated sodium channels to a... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Alcaine 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution
NDC: 0998-0016
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

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