HEALTH GUIDE REFERENCE FROM A.D.A.M
Trypan Blue (TRYE-pan BLOO)
Colors parts of your eye during eye surgery. This creates contrast between the different parts to help your doctor see them more clearly.
There may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used
You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to trypan blue, or if you are planning to have an artificial lens implanted into your eye.
How to Use This Medicine
- This medicine will be put into your eye by your doctor during the surgery.
- All of this medicine should be washed out of your eye by one of your caregivers at the end of the surgery.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine
- Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Extra color remaining in your eye (should go away within a week).
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