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MYDRIACYL
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Drug Name:

MYDRIACYL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Tropicamide 0.5%, 1%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MYDRIACYL:

For mydriasis and cycloplegia for diagnostic procedures.

Adults and Children:

For refraction: instill 1–2 drops of 1% soln in the eye(s); repeated in 5 minutes. An additional drop may be instilled if patient is not seen within 20–30 minutes. For examination of fundus: instill 1–2 drops of 0.5% soln 15 or 20 minutes prior to exam. Lacrimal sac should be compressed by digital pressure for 2–3 minutes after instillation to reduce excessive systemic absorption.

Warnings/Precautions:

Remove contact lenses before use. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May interfere with antihypertensive action of carbachol, pilocarpine, or ophthalmic cholinesterase inhibitors.

Pharmacological Class:

Anticholinergic.

Adverse Reactions:

Ocular (eg, stinging, blurred vision, photophobia, superficial punctuate keratitis, transient elevation of intraocular pressure), dry mouth, tachycardia, headache, allergic reactions, GI upset, pallor, CNS disturbances (esp. in children).

How Supplied:

Soln 0.5%—15mL; 1%—3mL, 15mL

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