Benoxinate Eye Drops :Oxybuprocaine Hcl 0.4%

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Minims Oxybuprocaine belongs to a group of medicines called local anaesthetics.
It is used to numb or block the feeling of pain in your eye(s) during short-term medical procedures. These procedures may include, measuring the pressure in your eye, inserting contact lenses, removing foreign bodies from your eye(s) and other minor operations on your eye(s).
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed to you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.

Side effects:
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you do not feel well while you are using Minims Oxybuprocaine.
This medicine helps most people to numb the eye, but it may have unwanted effects in a few people. All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical attention if you get some of the side effects.
Do not be alarmed by the following lists of side effects.
You may not experience any of them.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
Stinging or burning sensation
Prolonged blurred vision and / or problems seeing clearly
Local irritation or feeling of having something in the eye
Inflammation of the eye
Skin rash
Nausea and vomiting
The above list includes the more common side effects of your medicine. They are usually mild and short lived.
Tell your doctor immediately or visit Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital if you notice any of the following:
Swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat or other parts of the body
Slow heart beat
Drowsiness, confusion, agitation, feeling of extreme happiness, disorientation, visual, hearing or speech disorders
The above list includes very serious side effects. You may need urgent medical attention or hospitalisation. These side effects are rare.
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. Tell your doctor if you notice any other effects.

Benoxinate Eye Drops