4% + 0.25% (40 mg / ml + 2.5 mg / ml) eye drops , solution, single-dose container lidocaine hydrochloride
, fluorescein sodium
What Lidocaine-Fluorescein Bausch and Lomb is and what it is used for
Lidocaine – Fluorescein Bausch & Lomb is used in local anesthesia and staining of the eye for the measurement of eye pressure in glaucoma ( glaucoma ).
What you need to know before you use Lidocaine-Fluorescein Bausch and Lomb
Do not use Lidocaine-Fluorescein Bausch and Lomb
- if you are allergic to lidocaine hydrochloride fluorescein sodium or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
- If you have hypersensitivity to local anesthetics other than lidocaine .
Warnings and cautions
The locally anesthetized eye should be protected from contact with foreign particles due to impaired sensation. This especially applies to older people in whom the anesthesia can work for more than 30 minutes.
Other drugs and Lidocaine-Fluorescein Bausch and Lomb
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Lidocaine – Fluorescein can be used during pregnancy.
Lidocaine – Fluorescein can be used during breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines
The preparation may cause transient blurred vision. You should therefore not drive or use machines until your vision is normal again.
You are responsible for assessing whether you are fit to drive a motor vehicle or perform work that requires sharpened attention. One of the factors that can affect your ability in these respects is the use of drugs due to their effects and/or side effects. Descriptions of these effects and side effects can be found in other sections. Read all the information in this leaflet for guidance. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
How to use Lidocaine-Fluorescein Bausch and Lomb
Lidocaine – Fluorescein Bausch & Lomb is given by healthcare professionals.
The recommended dose is 1-2 drops in each eye.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Very common (may affect more than 1 user in 10):
Temporary burning after installation, watery eyes.
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
Damage to the cornea with repeated use.
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people):
Dizziness, low heart rate, low blood pressure, blurred vision, tremors
Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people):
An allergic reaction that may manifest itself as inflammation of the eye, swelling of the eye, hives, rash
An anaphylactic reaction may manifest itself as itching, swollen lips, nausea, diarrhea, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, and difficulty breathing.
How to store Lidocaine-Fluorescein Bausch and Lomb
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 25 ° C. Do not freeze. Store the single-dose containers in the outer carton. Sensitive to light.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
Contents of the package and other information
- The active substances are lidocaine hydrochloride 40 mg / ml and fluorescein sodium 2.5 mg / ml
- The other ingredients are polyvidone, hydrochloric acid and purified water.
What the medicine looks like and contents of the pack
Single-dose soft plastic container, 20 x 0.5 ml, separately packed in an outer casing.
Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer
BAUSCH HEALTH IRELAND LIMITED
3013 Lake Drive
Citywest Business Campus
Dublin 24 – D24PPT3 – Ireland
Laboratoire Chauvin SA
07200 Aubenas – France