proxymetacaine


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proxymetacaine

A local anaesthetic drug used as eyedrops for ophthalmic procedures. Brand names are Minims proxymetacaine and Ophthaine.
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A single lot of proxymetacaine 0.5% Minims Eye Drops Solution was contaminated and the firm pledged: "No other lots have been affected."
sub-Tenons anaesthesia and peribulbar anaesthesia were used with topical proxymetacaine applied prior to both techniques.
Hirnschall et al reported an increase of 46.5 [micro]m on average in the first minute after applanation tonometry using proxymetacaine hydrochloride 0.5%-sodium fluorescein 0.25% before the applanation tonometer.
IOP measurements were assessed by means of applanation tonometry (Tono-Pen[R] XL; Medtronic Solan, USA) after instillation of one drop of 0.5% proxymetacaine (Anestalcon[R], Alcon, Sao Paulo, Brasil) considering values achieving less than 5% standard deviation.
* Proxymetacaine 0.5% drops (anaesthetic) to be used as needed for severe pain relief.
After applying topical anesthesia with proxymetacaine hydrochloride (0.5%) eye-drops (Alcaine, Alcon Co.
Bausch & Lomb also announced recently the discontinuation of another commonly used drug, Minims proxymetacaine hydrochloride with fluorescein.
One drop of proxymetacaine (Anestalcon[R], Alcon, Sao Paulo, Brasil) was instilled and a central unilateral ulcer was created with a trephine of 6mm of diameter and 200pm of depth (Steel Inox, Sao Paulo, Brasil).