1. Buy Tropicacyl Eye Drop Online
Phenylephrine/tropicamide is a combination of a mydriatic/cycloplegic drug.
Phenylephrine is a synthetic sympathomimetic (adrenergic mydriatic following topical application, phenylephrine brings about contraction of the radial muscle thereby bringing about dilatation of the pupil.
Tropicamide is a parasympatholytic drug which inhibits the contraction of the circular muscle and also paralyses the ciliary muscle. Tropicamide functions as a cycloplegic/mydriatic drug.
2. How To Tropicacyl Eye Drop Work?
Tropicacyl Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Phenylephrine and Tropicamide. Phenylephrine is a decongestant while Tropicamide is an anticholinergic.
They work by making the pupil of your eye larger and relax the muscles in your eye. This allows proper examination of the inside of your eye.
3. What is Tropicacyl Eye Drop?
Tropicamide causes muscles in the eye to become relaxed. This dilates (widens) the pupil so that it does not react (narrow) when your doctor shines an examination light into your eye.
Tropicacyl (for the eyes) is used to dilate the pupil for an eye examination or other diagnostic procedure. Tropicacyl may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tropicacyl 1% W/V Eye Drop is a drug used to help in the treatment of eyes, by initiating the dilation of pupils. It especially assists in the examination of the back portion of the eyes. It helps to paralyse certain muscles of the eyes for some specific diagnosis of the vitreous humour, lens or retina. It also helps to relax the muscles and help in the widening of the pupils, a process known as mydriasis. The eye drop may also be used after surgery of the eye.
Tropicacyl 1% W/V Eye Drop cannot be administered to you if you are allergic to any of the ingredients which compose the drug or if you are a patient of glaucoma. Precautionary measures must also be taken in case you are on any other dietary supplements or prescription drugs. It is best to avoid the medicine if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or a lactating mother.
Some medicines containing carbachol or pilocarpine may interact with Tropicacyl 1% W/V Eye Drop thereby reducing the effectiveness of the drug. It is important to seek advice from your doctor before using the medicine.
Tropicacyl 1% W/V Eye Drop may cause slight irritation of the eyes, blurred vision and increase sensitivity to sunlight. It is best to avoid driving, also advisable to protect eyes from bright light with the use of sunglasses.
4. Drug interaction of Tropicacyl Eye Drop
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Tropicacyl Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Tropicacyl Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
- High blood pressure medicines
5. Side Effects of Tropicacyl Eye Drop
- Eye pain,
- Stinging in the eyes,
- Blurred vision,
- Allergic reaction.
6. Warning of Tropicacyl Eye Drop
Tropicacyl 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.
Tropicacyl 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 Tropicacyl 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Some people find the bright light (such as daylight) uncomfortable for a few hours after receiving Tropicacyl Eye Drop which may affect your ability to drive.
Tropicacyl Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tropicacyl Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Tropicacyl Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tropicacyl Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
7. Precaution of Tropicacyl Eye Drop
Avoid contact with the eyes
Avoid prolonged use for more than 7 days
Avoid smoking and use of tobacco
Caution if operating machinery or driving while on this medication
Consult your doctor if suffering from coronary artery disease
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
Do not take it too close to bedtime
Do not use contact lenses while using this solution
Do not use other eye drops for 24 hours after using tropicamide.
8. Tropicacyl Eye Drop Dosage
Therapeutic purpose Uveitis: 1-2 drops bid-qid or as required.
Diagnostic purpose/Pre-operative purpose: 1-2 drops in the eye(s) 15-30 minutes prior to the procedure.
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Tropicacyl Eye Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
9. Uses of Tropicacyl Eye Drop
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.
10. Storage of Tropicacyl Eye Drop
Store in a cool dry place. Protect from light.
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Tropicacyl Eye Drops.
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