Relieving pain and itching due to sunburns, minor burns, cuts, scratches, insect bites, stings, or hemorrhoids.
Dibucaine Ointment is a topical anesthetic. It produces numbness for a short period of time by stopping nerves from sending pain impulses to the brain.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Dibucaine Ointment. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Dibucaine Ointment. However, no specific interactions with Dibucaine Ointment are known at this time.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Dibucaine Ointment may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Dibucaine Ointment as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Dibucaine Ointment.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with this product. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bleeding at the application site; new or worsening redness, swelling, irritation, or pain at the application site.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include blurred vision; confusion; difficulty breathing; dizziness; drowsiness; exaggerated sense of well-being; heart attack; lightheadedness; low blood pressure; nervousness; ringing in the ears; seizures; sensations of heat, cold, or numbness; slow heartbeat; tremors; twitching; unconsciousness; uneasiness; vomiting.Proper storage of Dibucaine Ointment:
Store Dibucaine Ointment at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Dibucaine Ointment out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Dibucaine Ointment. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.