TROPAC P 0.8%/5% EYE DROP

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Composition for TROPAC P 0.8%/5% EYE DROP

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Primarily used for

Pupil Dilation, eye examination, nasal congestion
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69.5
5 ML in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of TROPAC P 0.8%/5% EYE DROP

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Uses of Phenylephrine

Phenylephrine is used in pupil dilation and nasal congestion.
It is also used to treat low blood pressure that can occur during different types of anesthesia.
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Side effects of Phenylephrine

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Heart beat irregular.

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How to use Phenylephrine

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How TROPAC P 0.8%/5% EYE DROP works

Phenylephrine narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
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Uses of Tropicamide

Tropicamide is used in eye examination and uveitis.
It is especially used in adults.
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Side effects of Tropicamide

Common

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Dry mouth.

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How to use Tropicamide

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How TROPAC P 0.8%/5% EYE DROP works

Tropicamide is used to dilate or enlarge the pupil of the eye so that the doctor can examine the back of the eyeball. It may also be used to reduce pain in certain eye conditions.

In Depth Information on TROPAC P 0.8%/5% EYE DROP

Expert advice for Phenylephrine

  • Oral phenylephrine should be taken with food
  • Phenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime
  • Do not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.

Expert advice for Tropicamide

  • Seek medical attention if you have developed red or inflamed eyes.
  • Do not use contact lenses while using this solution.
  • Tropicamide increases sunlight sensitivity and hence you are advised to wear sunglasses while going outdoors.
  • Do not drive or use heavy machinery immediately after using these drops as usage can cause blurred vision. Vision may be slightly blurred for up to 24 hours. Wait for eyes to clear up completely before using heavy machinery or driving.
  • Do not use other eye drops for 24 hours after using tropicamide unless advised by the doctor.
  • The lacrimal sac should be compressed by pressure for two to three minutes after instillation to avoid excessive systemic absorption.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding before using this eye drop.
Warnings
Special precautions for TROPAC P 0.8%/5% EYE DROP
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tropac p 0.8%/5% eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for TROPAC P 0.8%/5% EYE DROP

Frequently asked questions for Phenylephrine

Q. Is phenylephrine an antibiotic/a stimulant/an NSAID/ does phenylephrine work/ does phenylephrine makes your nose run/ does phenylephrine has aspirin in it?
Phenylephrine is not an antibiotic, stimulant, NSAID, but a decongestant and is used to relieve blocked nose. Phenylephrine works for most of the patients if taken as recommended. It does not have aspirin in it
Q. Can i take phenylephrine with ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine/citalopram/Nyquil/ acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ Zyrtec/ Flonase/ Advil?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor’s advice before taking any medicine with phenylephrine
Q. Can i take phenylephrine with high blood pressure?
Do not take phenylephrine with high blood pressure
Q. Is phenylephrine the same as Sudafed?
No, phenylephrine is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.
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Frequently asked questions for Tropicamide

Q. What is tropicamide used for?
Tropicamide is used to enlarge (dilate) the pupil of the eye (topical mydriatic) as well as for temporary paralysis of the eye (cycloplegia) for easy examination of different parts of the eye like the lens, vitreous humor, retina etc. by a doctor or eye specialist
Q. How does tropicamide work?
Tropicamide, belongs to a class of medication called antimuscarinics. It blocks the activity of the acetyl choline receptor, thus stopping the transmission of nerve impulses. This in turn leads to dilation as well temporary paralysis of the eye
Q. Why does tropicamide sting?
Tropicamide has mild stinging as a well-known side effect
Q. How quickly does tropicamide work?
Tropicamide is known to work usually within half an hour of using it.
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