ATC codes: S01HA03
Anesthesia local ICD11 code: XM1248356778
Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 0.5% (hydrochloride)
EML status history
Also recommended for children
Not in preterm neonates.
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the listing of tetracaine eye drops (with a square box) on the core list of the EMLc, with an age restriction stating to avoid use in preterm neonates.