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General Information on Trypan Blue

Generic Name : Trypan Blue

Pronunciation : TRYE-pan BLOO

Latest prescription information about Trypan Blue. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Surgical Aid

Trade Names/Brand Names of Trypan Blue

International- Vision blue.

Why is Trypan Blue Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a selective tissue-staining agent (vital stain), used as an aid in ophthalmic surgery. It works by staining a part of the eye.

When should Trypan Blue not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated when a non-hydrated (dry state), hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens (IOL) is planned to be inserted into the eye.

What is the dosage of Trypan Blue?

It is packaged in a 2.25 mL syringe with blunt cannula (a slender tube).

How should Trypan Blue be taken?

It comes as a solution for eye, to be applied onto the anterior lens by using blunt cannula.

What are the warnings and precautions for Trypan Blue?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Trypan Blue?

Discoloration of high water content (hydrogen intraocular) lenses.

What are the other precautions for Trypan Blue?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Trypan Blue?

Store it at (15-25C). Protect from direct sunlight.

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