Proparacaine HCL Ophthalmic Solution Eye Drops Manufacturer and Supplier in India

Proparacaine HCL Ophthalmic Solution Eye Drops


Grecaine is a local anesthetic for ophthalmic installation. It consists of active proparacaine Hydrochloride 5mg with glycerine acts as stabilizers. Hydrochloric acid/Sodium Hydroxide may be added to adjust pH from 3.5 to 6.0. Its action is rapid as the onset of anesthesia begins within 30 seconds of the process and it can last up to 15-20 minutes.

The main site of action of Proparacaine HCL Eye Drops is the nerve cell membrane as it helps in the increase of sodium ions that are normally produced by a slight depolarization of the membrane. The Proparacaine eye drops are used to numb the eye and surrounding area before certain procedures.

It can be treated as topical or local anesthesia as it functions for certain ophthalmic operations such as removal of foreign bodies and certain junction from the cornea; also it works as a topical anesthesia before surgical operations such as cataract extraction.

This preparation is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any component of the solution. Proparacaine HCL Eye Drops is not used for injections as it is only used for topical ophthalmic use only and also prolonged use of this anesthetic may produce permanent corneal opacification with accompanying loss of vision.

Before using Proparacaine HCL Eye Drops, if one has any allergies, with molecules used in this eye drop then one should avoid using it, or should use after consulting with the doctor only.

Brand Name: Grecaine

Composition: Proparacaine HCL Ophthalmic Solution USP 0.5%