Tropicamide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Tropicamide?

(troe PIK a mide)

• This medicine is used to treat eye inflammation.

• This medicine is used before an eye exam.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Wear sunglasses. You will be very sensitive to the sunlight.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Dry mouth. Frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Eye irritation.

• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.

• Increased eye pressure.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency...

 
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