Opticyl Overview


Tropicamide is a prescription medication used to dilate the pupils of the eye for certain situations such as eye exams or eye surgery. Tropicamide belongs to a group of drugs called anticholinergics, which work by blocking the action of a muscle of the eye. This causes the pupils to grow larger in size.

This medication comes in eye drop solution form. This medication is to be administered by a healthcare professional.

Common side effects of tropicamide include stinging, blurred vision, and sensitivity to light. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how tropicamide affects you.


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What are you taking Opticyl for?

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  • Other
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis

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  • A month or so
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Opticyl Drug Class

Opticyl is part of the drug class: