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Alcaine

ALCAINE®
(proparacaine hydrochloride 0.5%)

Sterile Ophthalmic Solution

USE THIS PRODUCT ONLY ON THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN

DRUG DESCRIPTION

ALCAINE® (proparacaine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) (Proparacaine Hydrochloride) is a topical anesthetic prepared as a sterile aqueous ophthalmic solution. Each mL contains: Active: Proparacaine Hydrochloride 0.5% (5 mg). Preservative: Benzalkonium Chloride 0.01%. Inactive: Glycerin, Hydrochloric Acid and/or Sodium Hydroxide (to adjust pH), Purified Water.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/26/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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