This medication is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for inflammatory eye disorders. It is used to dilate (widen) the pupil.
Contraindicated in patients with narrow angle glaucoma (increased eye pressure), who are using soft lenses and hypersensitivity.
As 0.5-1% solution: 1-2 drops 4 times/day.
It comes as eye drops and eye ointment, to instill over the affected eyes as directed by your physician.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of down syndrome, numbness, prostate enlargement, difficulty in urinating, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Avoid contact with mouth; if it is swallowed becomes harmful.
• It may cause blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Patient may develop with photosensitivity; to avoid this problem wear sunglasses.
Eye irritation and redness, swelling of the eyelids, sensitivity to bright light, dry mouth, red or dry eye and blurred vision.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.
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