Before using tropicamide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: personal or family history of glaucoma (angle-closure type), high blood pressure, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), diabetes, heart disease (e.g., irregular heart rhythm, coronary artery disease), Down syndrome, brain damage or spastic paralysis (in children).
After you apply this drug, your vision may become temporarily blurred. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
This medication may make your eyes more sensitive to light. Protect your eyes in bright light. Use dark sunglasses when outdoors.
Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug, especially mental/mood changes (e.g., agitation).
Caution is advised when using this drug in children because they may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug, especially mental/mood changes (e.g., agitation).
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.