Proxymetacaine hydrochloride | definition of proxymetacaine hydrochloride by Medical dictionary
A topical anaesthetic, commonly used in 0.5% solution. It has a greater potency than tetracaine hydrochloride (amethocaine hydrochloride) and causes less stinging and squeezing of the eyes when instilled. Syn. proparacaine hydrochloride.
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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has issued a Class 2 Drug Alert as Bausch + Lomb is recalling a batch of Minims Proxymetacaine hydrochloride
373 Table 7: Local anaesthetics Generic name Rxs (thousands) % Proxymetacaine Hydrochloride