Alcaine

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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Alcaine Overview

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...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Proparacaine
  • Solution: 0.5%
  • Solution/drops: 0.5%, 0.50%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Alcaine: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0998-0016 Alcaine 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Proparacaine or a similar ingredient: (9 results)






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