Tropidil Plus Eye Drops
Tropidil plus can be used both for diagnostic and therapeutic purpose:
- Inflammatory conditions of the uveal tract.
- May be used in temporary lowering of intraocular pressure in glaucoma.
- Retinal photography.
- Refractive errors.
- Fundus examination/photography.
- Slit lamp examination.
In order to undergo surgical procedure that requires the visualization of structures behind the iris, such as cataract extraction, vitrectomy and retinal detachment surgery.
Dosage & Administration
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.
Use with caution when administered with, or up to 21 days after administration of MAO inhibitors, as exaggerated adrenergic effects may result. The pressor response of adrenergic agents may also be potentiated by tricyclic antidepressants.
Rebound miosis has been reported in older persons one day after receiving phenylephrine solutions and reinstillation of the drug produced a reduction in mydriasis. Development of psychotic reactions and behavioral disturbances should be considered in patients hypersensitive to anticholinergic drugs.
Use in Pregnancy & Lactation
Safety for use during pregnancy has not been established. Use only if clearly needed and potential benefits outweigh potential hazards to the fetus. It is not known whether this drug is excreted in breast milk. Exercise caution when administering to a nursing woman.
Excessive use in children and in certain susceptible individuals may produce systemic toxic symptoms. Use with extreme caution in infants.