Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Eye examination, Uveitis
54.07
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Tropicamet Eye Drop

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Uses of Tropicamet Eye Drop

Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop is used in eye examination and uveitis.
It is especially used in adults.
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Side effects of Tropicamet Eye Drop

Common

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Dry mouth.

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How to use Tropicamet Eye Drop

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 Tropicamet Eye Drop works

Tropicamet 1% eye drop 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 Tropicamet Eye Drop

Expert advice for Tropicamet Eye Drop

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tropicamet 1% 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
Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

To reduce the amount of Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Some people find the bright light (such as daylight) uncomfortable for a few hours after receiving Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tropicamide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tropicamet 1% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Tropicamide

Tropicamet 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
Tropicamet. 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
Tropicamet has mild stinging as a well-known side effect
Tropicamet is known to work usually within half an hour of using it.
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