Indication for Tropicamide

Population group: Suitable for both men and women, only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)

Tropicamide is a short acting anticholinergic agent used as a mydriatic and cycloplegic. It is indicated for topical use for:

Diagnostic purposes for fundoscopy and cycloplegic refraction.

Use in pre- and post-operative states where a short acting mydriatic is required.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

1-2 drops once

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

1 - 2 {drops}

Dosage regimen

From 1 To 2 {drops} once every day

Detailed description

One or two drops of 0.5% solution instilled into the eyes 15 to 20 minutes prior to examination.

Active ingredient

Tropicamide is an anticholinergic which blocks the responses of the sphincter muscle of the iris and the ciliary muscle to cholinergic stimulation thus dilating the pupil (mydriasis).

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