Side Effects of This Medicine
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects.
Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may
need medical attention.
Tell your doctor immediately
if any of the following
side effects occur shortly after this medicine has been applied:
Symptoms of too much medicine being absorbed into the body - very rare
or drowsiness; increased sweating; irregular heartbeat; muscle twitching or trembling; nausea or vomiting; shortness
of breath or troubled breathing; unusual excitement,
nervousness, or restlessness; unusual tiredness or
Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical
attention. Mild stinging or eye irritation may occur as soon as tetracaine
is applied or up to several hours after proparacaine is applied. Although
these side effects usually are not serious, check with
your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects are severe
, because you may be having an allergic reaction to the medicine. Also,
check with your doctor if any of these effects continue or are bothersome:
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If
you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.