tropicamide - ophthalmic, Mydriacyl
GENERIC NAME: TROPICAMIDE - OPHTHALMIC (tro-PICK-uh-mide)
BRAND NAME(S): Mydriacyl
USES: 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.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This medication is also used to treat swelling in different parts of the eye (e.g., iritis, iridocyclitis, keratitis).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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