Pontocaine HCl Side Effects
Generic Name: tetracaine
Note: This document contains side effect information about tetracaine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Pontocaine HCl.
Applies to tetracaine: injectable powder for injection, injectable solution
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregiver right away if you have:
a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
tremors, severe drowsiness;
weak or shallow breathing;
severe headache, neck stiffness, increased sensitivity to light; or
numbness, tingling, burning pain, or severe shooting pains anywhere in your body.
Common side effects may include:
feeling nervous or excited;
nausea, vomiting; or
ringing in your ears.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Some side effects of Pontocaine HCl may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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- Drug class: local injectable anesthetics
Other brands: Niphanoid
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