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Flucaine Side Effects

Generic Name: fluorescein / proparacaine ophthalmic

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of fluorescein / proparacaine ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Flucaine.

Applies to fluorescein / proparacaine ophthalmic: eye drops

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 while taking fluorescein / proparacaine ophthalmic:

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.

Not all side effects for Flucaine may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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