Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Tropicamide

Contributor(s): Sheryl Krohne

Introduction

Name

  • Tropicamide.

Class of drug

  • Short-acting anticholinergic (parasympatholytic).

Uses

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Indications

  • Has a duration of action of 4-12 hours and is used mainly as a mydriatic to facilitate examination of the fundus of the eye.

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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