TROPICAMET PLUS 0.8%/5% EYE DROP

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Composition FOR TROPICAMET PLUS

Phenylephrine(0.8%),Tropicamide(5%)

food interaction for TROPICAMET PLUS

alcohol interaction for TROPICAMET PLUS

pregnancy interaction for TROPICAMET PLUS

lactation interaction for TROPICAMET PLUS

medicine interaction for TROPICAMET PLUS

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Tropicamet plus 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR TROPICAMET PLUS

Phenylephrine(0.8%)

Uses

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.

How it works

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

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Heart beat irregular.
Tropicamide(5%)

Uses

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

How it 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.

Common side effects

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Dry mouth.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TROPICAMET PLUS 0.8%/5% EYE DROP

Patients taking TROPICAMET PLUS 0.8%/5% EYE DROP

  • 57%
    Once A Day
  • 43%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR TROPICAMET PLUS

3 Substitutes
3 Substitutes
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  • TRIOCYL PLUS EYE DROP
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    Rs. 17.50/ML of eye drop
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  • PICAMID PLUS EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 11.81/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 59.03
    save 14% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice FOR TROPICAMET PLUS

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR TROPICAMET PLUS

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
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Q. Is phenylephrine the same as Sudafed?
No, phenylephrine is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.

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
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Q. How quickly does tropicamide work?
Tropicamide is known to work usually within half an hour of using it.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)