Tromide

Tromide Eye Drop
Tropicamide 1% w/v Eye Drop
  • Mode of action

    It is an anticholinergic drug, binds to and blocks the receptors in the muscles of the eye (muscarinic receptor M4). It acts by blocking the responses of the iris sphincter muscle to the iris the ciliary muscles to cholinergic stimulation, producing dilation of the pupil and paralysis of the ciliary muscle.

  • Indication

    • Production of mydriasis
    • Production of cycloplegia

  • Side effects

    Increased intraocular pressure, dry mouth, blurred vision, photophobia, tachycardia

  • Precaution

    Hypersensitivity, glaucoma, elderly, children, pregnancy, hyperthyroidism

  • Dose

    Production of mydriasis
    Adult: Instill 1-2 drops 1-20mins before examination

    Production of cycloplegia
    Adult: Instill 1-2 drops repeated after 5 min: An additional drop may be administer after 20- 30mins for prolonged effects