tetracaine (ophthalmic drops) (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies of tetracaine in women to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether tetracaine enters breast milk; therefore, it is best to be cautious before using it in women who are nursing.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of tetracaine are drowsiness, stinging, burning, redness, and hypersensitivity reactions.

REFERENCES:

DailyMed.gov. TETRAVISC FORTE (tetracaine hydrochloride) liquid.

Medscape. tetracaine (Rx) - Tetcaine, tetracaine ophthalmic.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/15/2014


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