This medication is typically used to dilate the pupils or for the treatment of uveitis (inflammation of the iris of the eye). It may also have other uses. Its effects can be felt within a few minutes.
This medication is for the eye. To use:
To avoid contaminating the medication, do not let the tip of the applicator touch your fingers or any part of your eye.
The product must be used as soon as the single dose container is opened. Any unused portion should be discarded.
This medication is typically used 4 times a day. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.
As with most medications, this product should be stored at room temperature. Store it in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Keep it out of reach of young children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult: