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Side effect(s) of Cinchocaine

Read the side effects of Cinchocaine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Side effects of cinchocaine occur if the medicine gets absorbed into the bloodstream in conditions when it is used in excess, or when it is used on cuts or when it is applied over large skin areas.

It has been reported to cause severe adverse reactions if ingested by mistake,

Skin: allergic contact dermatitis, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat

Cardiovascular disorder: Arrhythmias (fast or irregular heartbeats), cardiac arrest or failure

Neurological disorder: Seizures

Opthamological disorder: Blurred vision

Other Precautions : Do not rub your eye after applying the drug.
Accidental ingestion of the drug in any of its formulations, especially by children may be harmful and sometimes fatal.

Drug Name : Cinchocaine

Cinchocaine generic Cinchocaine is a potent amino amide local anesthetic, prescribed to relieve itching and pain caused by minor burns, sunburns , cuts, scratches, insect bites, poison ivy and in ear drop solutions. It is also used to relieve rectal pain and itching due to hemorrhoids (piles). It is a component of the veterinary drug called Somulose for euthanasia of horses and cattle. It is available as a component in over-the-counter topical formulations. It is the active ingredient in some topical hemorrhoid creams such as Proctosedyl. It acts by causing numbness in the area where it is applied and hence blocks the pain felt. It also helps with the swelling and inflammation of veins in the rectum and anus and relaxes the spasm of the back passage. It has been withdrawn by the United States Food and Drug Administration for use as a spinal anesthetic due to high neurotoxicity.
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