proxymetacaine hydrochloride

proxymetacaine hydrochloride 

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.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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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 0.5%w/v eye drops because of black particles in some packs.

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