Mydriacyl Side Effects
Generic name: tropicamide ophthalmic
Note: This document contains side effect information about tropicamide ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Mydriacyl.
Some side effects of Mydriacyl may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to tropicamide ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking tropicamide ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Mydriacyl) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
fast or uneven heart rate;
hallucinations or unusual behavior (especially in children); or
stomach bloating or discomfort.
Less serious side effects may be more likely to occur, such as:
eye sensitivity to sunlight;
stinging and burning; or
swelling of the eyelids.
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to tropicamide ophthalmic: compounding powder, ophthalmic solution
Ocular side effects associated with tropicamide ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Mydriacyl) have included transient stinging, blurry vision, photophobia, and superficial punctate keratitis. Increased intraocular pressure has been reported with mydriatic agents.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included dry mouth, nausea, and vomiting.
Nervous system side effects have included headaches, psychotic reactions, and behavioral disturbances.
Cardiovascular side effects have included pallor, tachycardia, and vasomotor or cardiorespiratory collapse.
Musculoskeletal side effects have included muscle rigidity.
Hypersensitivity reactions (unspecified) have been reported.
More Mydriacyl resources
- Mydriacyl Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Mydriacyl MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Mydriacyl Ophthalmic Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Mydriacyl Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Ocu-Tropic Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Tropicacyl Prescribing Information (FDA)
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