Alcaine OverviewProxymetacaine (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. Mechanism of action Proxymetacaine is believed to act as an antagonist on voltage-gated sodium channels to...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Solution: 0.5%
- Solution/drops: 0.5%, 0.50%
NDC Database Records for Alcaine: (1 result)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 0998-0016 Alcaine 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
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