Therapeutic actions: Oftacain is a local anesthetic. It is primarily used to stop the pain in a certain area of the eye. It is applied as drops to prevent or relieve eye pain without systemic administration.
What is it used for?: (Indications:) Eye pain of different genesis.
Contraindications and cautions: Be careful and aware of the possible effects of Oftacain: • Your vision may be blurred temporally after application. Try not to drive or operate machinery when using the drug. • If used in prolonged treatment be sure to consult your doctor on cornea damage that might take place. The safety of Oftacain in pregnancy has not been established. Consult your local health care provider before application.
Side effects: There are possible side-effects associated with this medicine that can affect individuals in different ways. If a side effect is stated here, that does not necessarily mean the fact that all people using Oftacain will experience it or any other. • Stinging sensation, swelling, itching or burning of the eye. The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer. For more information about any other possible risks associated with Oftacain, please read the information provided with Oftacain or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Interactions: It is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already taking, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, before you start treatment with Oftacain. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medication while taking this one, to ensure that the combination is safe. Try not to mix with other eye medication without consulting your doctor