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Tropicamide

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6.1  Side Effects
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Treatment Information
Tropicamide Ophthalmic Solution, is an anticholinergic medication.

The active ingredients of this solution are tropicamide and the inactive ingredients are boric acid; hydrochloric acid; edetate disodium; purified water; and benzalkonium chloride which is a preservative. Sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid could be used to balance the pH levels.

Also available in powder form.

Used primarily for pupil dilation and cycloplegia mainly while conducting certain eye examinations or procedures.
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Tropicamide, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Digestion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Energy 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sleep 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Stress Level 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
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Commonly Reported Tropicamide Side Effects
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Less Commonly Reported Tropicamide Side Effects
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User Comments about Tropicamide
30 Jun 2011 I have been given tropicamide 1% for a number of years usually at about 6 month intervals to facilitate eye examinations and on the last but one occasion it was administered i suffered a breathing problem like breathing in air but nothing was being absorbed and i remember it was a long night of conscious breathing, this was the only occasion that i have experienced a problem with having tropicamide administered i remember also having a strong cup of coffee at the same time so i wonder if that may have caused an interaction. hope this is of help to anyone
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