- Helps treat the symptoms of some types of glaucoma
- Reduces pain after cataract surgery
- Maybe used for cats and dogs
- Convenient dropper bottle
Possible Side Effects:
If the eye drops get into the mouth, the animal may salivate.
Tropicamide may sting when applied.
If the pet receives too much tropicamide, dry mouth, constipation and vomiting may occur along with changes in heart rate and rhythm, increase in body temperature and the inability to urinate.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Possible Drug Interactions:
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet.
Quite often, your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, and sometimes a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Store this medicine in a tight, light resistant container.
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for administering this medication to your pet.
- Instill the medication in the pet's eye(s) as directed by your veterinarian. READ THE LABEL CAREFULLY.
- Wash your hands before and after administering tropicamide.
- DO NOT touch the eye with the tip of the dropper
- DO NOT give the pet more medicine than directed and do not give more often than directed.
- Try not to miss giving any doses.
- After administration of the medication maximal dilation occurs in 15 to 30 minutes and may persist for 6 to 12 hours. Since the pupil is dilated, the pet will be very sensitive to sunlight. Keep pets out of bright light while receiving this medication.