Aiding in certain eye procedures.
Flucaine Drops are a combination disclosing agent and local anesthetic. It makes damaged areas of the eye easier to detect. It also works on nerves in the eye to decrease pain.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Flucaine Drops. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Flucaine Drops. Because little, if any, of Flucaine Drops are absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Flucaine Drops may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Flucaine Drops as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Flucaine Drops.
Do not use more than the recommended dose or for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Temporary burning, stinging, or redness of the eye.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); gray, ground glass-like appearance of the eye; mental or mood changes; pain, irritation, or persistent redness of the eye; vision changes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Flucaine Drops:
Store Flucaine Drops in the refrigerator, between 36 and 46 degrees F (2 and 8 degrees C). Do not freeze. Flucaine Drops may be stored at room temperature for up to 1 month. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Flucaine Drops out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Flucaine Drops. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.