Dilate 0.5% is used before eye examinations and to treat an eye condition called uveitis. It acts by enlarging the pupil of the eyes and helps the docto... View More
Uses of Dilate 0.5%
Side effects of Dilate 0.5%
How to use Dilate 0.5%
This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the ... View More
How Dilate 0.5% works
Dilate 0.5% is used to dilate or enlarge the pupil of the eye so that the doctor can examine the back of the eyeball. It may also be used to reduce pain... View More
What if you forget to take Dilate 0.5%?
If you miss a dose of Dilate 0.5%, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
Uveitis, Production of mydriasis
Ophthalmic Production of mydriasis Adult: Instill 1-2 drops of a 0.5% solution 15-20 minutes before examination.
Ophthalmic Production of mydriasis Child: Instill 1-2 drops of a 0.5% solution 15-20 minutes before examination.
Contraindicated in persons showing hypersensitivity to any component of this preparation.
Mode of Action
Tropicamide is a tertiary amine antimuscarinic which causes relaxation of the sphincter muscle of the iris resulting in pupillary dilatation. It also ca... View More
Elderly, children, pregnancy. Hypertension, hyperthyroidism, DM, cardiac disorders. To reduce systemic absorption, press on the lacrimal sac for 1-2 min... View More
Transient stinging, blurred vision, photophobia and superficial punctate keratitis have been reported with the use of tropicamide. Increased intraocular... View More
May antagonise effects of ophthalmic carbachol, pilocarpine, or cholinesterase inhibitors.