What does tropicamide eye drops do?
Just so, what is tropicamide eye drops used for?
This medication is used to widen (dilate) the pupil of the eye in preparation for certain eye examinations. It belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. Tropicamide works by relaxing certain eye muscles.
Likewise, what are the side effects of tropicamide? Tropicamide ophthalmic Side Effects
- Clumsiness or unsteadiness.
- fast heartbeat.
- flushing or redness of face.
- hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)
- increased thirst or dryness of mouth.
- skin rash.
- slurred speech.
- swollen stomach in infants.
Secondly, how long do the effects of tropicamide last?
Is tropicamide a steroid?
Examples: Atropine, Mydrilate® (Cyclopentolate), Homatropine, Mydriacyl® (Tropicamide), Phenylephrine How to do they work? Corticosteroids or 'steroids' treat inflammation (redness, soreness, swelling of the eye).