TRYPAN BLUE (VisionBlue®) is a dye used to stain part of your eye during cataract surgery. Generic trypan blue ophthalmic solution is not yet available.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual reaction to Trypan blue, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Trypan blue is for administration into your eye during surgery by a health care professional.
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
This does not apply.
Trypan blue does not interact with other medicines.
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
Visit your prescriber or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
blue color in or around your eye
Trypan blue ophthalmic solution will be given in a hospital or clinic setting. You will not need to take or store this medicine at home.