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Alcaine Dosage

Generic name: PROPARACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg in 1mL
Dosage form: ophthalmic solution

Medically reviewed on April 25, 2018.

Usual Dosage: Removal of foreign bodies and sutures, and for tonometry: 1 to 2 drops (in single instillations) in each eye before operating.

Short Corneal and Conjunctival Procedures: 1 drop in each eye every 5 to 10 minutes for 5 to 7 doses.

NOTE: ALCAINE® (proparacaine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, USP) 0.5% should be clear to straw-color. If the solution becomes darker, discard the solution.

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