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Sensochek 0.5% Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Indoco Remedies Ltd
Medicine composition: Proparacaine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 03, 2019

Sensochek 0.5% Eye Drop belongs to the aminoester group and is mostly used as a topical anaesthetic medication. The drug affects the nerves, in order to reduce pain and cause numbness for certain treatment procedures.

Sensochek 0.5% Eye Drop should not be used if you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained in proparacaine drops. Some medicines may react with Sensochek 0.5% Eye Drop, therefore proper medical help must be sought if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or allergic to certain ingredients.

Possible side effects may include a temporary irritation or burning sensation in the eyes, disturbances in vision, rashes, swelling in the mouth, eyes, lips or face as an allergic reaction or difficulty in breathing. However, in case of any severity, you must consult a doctor as soon as possible. The incorrect use or prolonged use may even lead to visual loss or cause corneal opacification permanently.

Do not exceed the advised dosage or prolong the use of Sensochek 0.5% Eye Drop without consulting the medical expert. Try to prevent any contamination of the medicine and in case of any change in the usual straw-coloured surface of the drug, immediately stop use. The drug is meant for topical application only and not to be injected.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Ophthalmologist before using this medicine.
  • Blurred Vision

  • Burning Sensation

  • Central Nervous System Depression

  • Conjunctival Disorder

  • Contact Dermatitis

  • Corneal Damage

  • Corneal Opacity

  • Increased Sweating

  • Eye Redness

  • Teary Eyes

  • Stinging Sensation

  • Ulcerative Keratitis

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Topicaine eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sensochek 0.5% Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medication works by changing the epithelial sodium pathways via interaction with channel protein residues. Due to this the primary alteration required for the production of the action potential is inhibited. Therefore, an electrical impulse is not generated during anaesthesia.

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