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mydriatic

[¦mid·rē¦ad·ik]
(pharmacology)
An agent which produces dilation of the pupil, such as eucatropine hydrochloride.
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Next, fluorescein (10 mg/kg) was injected intravenously, and the pupils were dilated with 0.5% tropicamide and 0.5% phenylephrine hydrochloride.
Pupillary hypersensitivity response to tropicamide in dementia patients has been recorded in many studies.
Vandamme and Brobeck have evaluated several series of poly(amidoamine) (PAMAM) dendrimers for controlled ocular drug delivery and residence time of pilocarpine nitrate and tropicamide was found to be longer for the anionic dendrimer solutions.
Both the eyes were dilated with 1% tropicamide and 10% phenylephrine for detailed fundus examination using 90D with the help of binocular slit lamp.
Examination of premature babies was performed by two specialists of retina experienced in ROP (SBA, SA) under guidance of a specialized anesthesiologist using indirect ophtalmoscope and 20 or 28 D lens; the pupils were dilated using 0.25% cyclopentolate, 2.5% phenylephrine HCL and 0.5% tropicamide and crochet and ecarteur were used for examination.
On the day of the operation, the pupil was dilated with topical tropicamide 1% and sub-tenon's anaesthesia administered approximately 10 minutes before surgery.
Therefore, the only option remained to apply anaesthetic eye drops (tetracaine with and without 2% ophthalmic lignocaine) combined with a mydriatic and cycloplegic collyrium Mydriasert[R] (tropicamide and phenylephrine).
ne percent Tropicamide eye drop and 2% Homatropine eye drops are commonly used eye drops in day to day ophthalmic practice.
Food and Drug Administration approved Paremyd eye drops which contain hydroxyamphetamine and tropicamide. Although amphetamine is metabolized to hydroxyamphetamine, hydroxyamphetamine is not metabolized to amphetamine.
The selective muscarinic cholinergic receptor antagonists used were: pirenzepine (Ml receptor; 10 and 100 nM); methoctramine (M2 receptor; 1 and 10 AM); N-(2-chloroethyl)-4-piperidinyl diphenylacetate N-(2-chloroethyl)-4-piperidinyl diphenylacetate (4-DAMP; M3 receptor; 10 and 100 nM); and tropicamide (M4 receptor, 1 and 10 [micro]M).
The eye examination included measurement of visual acuity, intraocular pressure (with a Perkins hand-held applanation tonometer after insertion of local anaesthetic drops) [13] and slit lamp examination after pupil dilatation with 1% tropicamide. Lens opacity was graded by the LOCS III system [14].
The diagnostic value of Au's sign has not been tested for chronic iritis, and it is significantly less accurate in patients who have received topical cycloplegic agents, such as atropine and tropicamide.