Minims Tropicamide (Tropicamide) is a preservative-free single-use eye drops used to enlarge the pupil of the eye and to temporarily paralyse the lens so that your doctor can examine your eye. Tropicamide belongs to the class of medications called antimuscarinic agents. This medication works by relaxing certain eye muscles.
Canadian Pharmacy King offers the brand Minims Tropicamide from Canada manufactured by Valeant. There is no generic available for this medication. Minims Tropicamide is available in the strength of 1%/0.5 ml/20 dropperettes per pack.
Minim Tropicamide eye drops should be kept in a refrigerator
(2-8 °C) away from strong light and children. Do not freeze the eye drops. Discard
any leftover medication in the single use unit immediately after use.
The common side effects of Minims Tropicamide may include dry mouth, eye sensitivity to light, eye stinging and temporary blurred vision.
Inform your doctor right away if you have any of these unlikely but serious side effects such as:
• Fast heartbeat;
• Feeling as if something is in the eye;
• Mental or mood changes;
• Muscle stiffness
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
Before you use Minims Tropicamide , inform your doctor if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies. Before you start using this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history especially if you have a personal or family history of glaucoma, high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, diabetes, heart disease, Down’s syndrome, brain damage and spastic paralysis. Tropicamide may make your vision temporarily blurry. You should drive use machinery or do any activity that requires a clear vision until you are sure you can perform these activities safely. This medication should not be used during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. It is unknown whether this medication passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before breast-feeding.