mydriasis

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mydriasis

[mə′drī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Prolonged dilation of the pupil of the eye.
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Patients who are prescribed this medication should be instructed to wash their hands compulsively after application, as dilated pupils (often unilateral) and blurred vision were side effects, often seen early in the study, presumably less with time as patients learned to used the medication carefully.
If dizziness, lightheadedness, sweaty palms, and dilated pupils occur, a person can usually avoid fainting by lying down and elevating his or her legs.
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Other symptoms include dilated pupils, blurred or double vision, neck stiffness, face tingling, light sensitivity, weakness and numbness, and difficulty speaking.
At the same time, the JIM probe mentions that well-equipped people wearing chemical protection suits made outside Syria almost immediately appeared at the site of the alleged attack, but acted "quite unprofessionally." No explanations have been given as to why children who allegedly suffered from the sarin attack had dilated and not constricted pupils, Russian experts noted, saying that while the latter symptom is characteristic of sarin poisoning, dilated pupils point to the use of a psychotropic substance.
The hi-tech equipment includes uncannily lifelike medical mannequins that are able to simulate a vast range of symptoms, from a racing heartbeat and dilated pupils, to a swollen tongue or a full-blown seizure, among many others - all controlled remotely by a technician.
However, the mean values of AOD500 and AOD250 with dilated pupils were statistically higher in the drug-free period.
A small amount of raw plant material is fatal causing nausea, convulsions, excessive salivation and dilated pupils. Death is reported to "come quickly".
In Renaissance Italy, Italian ladies used to apply a purified extract from the berries of Atropa belladonna as eye drops to both eyes; the purpose was to create artificially dilated pupils; it was considered a sign of beauty; belladonna is Italian for a beautiful lady [16, 17].