Ocu-Tropine is used to dilate the pupil before eye exams and is used to treat different eye problems. Ocu -Tropine belongs to a group of drugs called anticholinergic agents. These agents work by inhibiting the activity of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter in the nervous system.
This medication comes in an ointment and is instilled in the eyes up to three times a day.
Common side effects may include eye irritation, swelling of the eyelids, and sensitivity to light.
Ocu-Tropine can also cause blurred vision, drowsiness, and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you.
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Uses of Ocu-Tropine
Ocu-Tropine is also used to dilate the pupil before eye exams and can treat different eye problems.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Ocu-Tropine Drug Class
Ocu-Tropine is part of the drug class:
Side Effects of Ocu-Tropine
Serious side effects have been reported with Ocu -Tropine. See the “Ocu -Tropine Precautions” section.
Common side effects include the following:
- Eye irritation and redness
- Swelling of the eyelids
- Sensitivity to bright light
- Dry mouth
- Red or dry skin
- Blurred vision
This is not a complete list of Ocu -Tropine side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.