Tropicamide eye drops

 

 

 

Common English name: Tropicamide eye drops

Brand: Mydriacyl®, Minims® Tropicamide, Mydriasert

Application: To help the ophthalmologist to examine the eye

 

 

Drug forms of tropicamide

Combined brands of Tropicamide eye drops

Pharmacological information Tropicamide eye drops

The correct amount and method of taking tropicamide eye drops

Contraindications Tropicamide eye drops

Tropicamide during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Tropicamide eye drops on driving

Drug interaction of tropicamide eye drops

Warning about taking tropicamide eye drops

Side effects of tropicamide eye drops

Complications of tropicamide overdose (Tropicamide poisoning)

Storage conditions of Tropicamide eye drops

 

 

 

Drug forms of tropicamide

eye drop

 

Combined brands of Tropicamide eye drops

Mydriasert: Tropicamide and phenylephrine

 

Pharmacological information Tropicamide eye drops

Tropicamide eye drops enlarge the pupil and relax the eye muscles, making vision testing and eye testing easier. Tropicamide eye drops are also prescribed for eye surgery.

 

The correct amount and method of taking tropicamide eye drops

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive medication information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of Tropicamide eye drops varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your ophthalmologist has prescribed.

Wash your hands thoroughly before using the drops.

Open the bottle cap.

Be careful that the tip of the dropper does not touch the surface of your eye.

Turn your head back slightly and pull your lower eyelid down, bring the tropicamide eye drop close to your eye, and squeeze a drop of the drug into your eye by squeezing the bottle.

For 1-2 minutes, gently press the corner of your eye with your thumb and keep your eye closed until the medicine enters your eye.

If you have been told to use the drops on both eyes, repeat the process for the other eye.

Close the lid of the eye drops.

 

Contraindications Tropicamide eye drops

Note the expiration date of tropicamide eye drops and do not take the medicine if it has expired.

Never give Tropicamide eye drops to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with tropicamide eye drops, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Tropicamide during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.

 

The effect of Tropicamide eye drops on driving

Tropicamide eye drops can cause blurred vision and drowsiness. Avoid driving or operating machinery as long as the effect of this medicine remains in your eyes.

 

Drug interaction of tropicamide eye drops

It may alter the function of the medication and increase the risk of serious side effects. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

A list of all medications (including prescription / over-the-counter medications and herbal remedies, especially medications such as antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine, meclizine), antispasmodics (e.g., dicyclomine) ), Some medications for Parkinson's disease(For example, anticholinergics such as benztropine, trihexyphenidyl), MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid), linezolid, methylene blue, phenhylmene, methylene blue, phenol , Procarbazine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, other ophthalmic drugs, tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) you use and use Share with your doctor and pharmacist.

 

Warning about taking tropicamide eye drops

  • Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking tropicamide eye drops:
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If your eye pressure is higher than normal or you have a condition called glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions to other eye drops.

 

Side effects of tropicamide eye drops

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

Eye irritation and photosensitivity: This is a temporary condition.

Blurred vision, drowsiness and tiredness: This condition can last for several hours. Avoid driving and working with tools in this situation.

Headache, feeling sick

Important Note: Sometimes people become allergic to eye drops, especially when the eye drops contain a preservative. If you notice rash around the eyes and swelling or increased itching around your eyes, do not continue to use the drops and call your doctor for advice.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of Tropicamide eye drops.

 

Complications of tropicamide overdose (Tropicamide poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Tropicamide eye drops

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

Eye drops can be used for four weeks after opening. Discard the medicine bottle after this time. Never keep the remaining medicine for later use. This helps prevent eye infections

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