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.
1 Clinical pharmacology
2 Mechanism of action
3 Indications and usage
5 How supplied
Proxymetacaine is a local anesthetic which on topical application penetrates sensory nerve endings in the corneal tissue.
Mechanism of action
Proxymetacaine is believed to act as an antagonist on voltage-gated sodium channels to a...
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