Brand name: Amethocaine Hydrochloride Minims (Bausch & Lomb) TM
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Active ingredients: tetracaine (amethocaine)
What it is used for
To produce local anaesthesia in the eye.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Ophthalmic.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 30 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear solution reasonably free from visible particulate matter
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient tetracaine (amethocaine)
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems