ATC codes: S01FA06
Diagnostic agent ICD11 code: XM644952120
Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 0.5%
Also recommended for children
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of tropicamide (with a square box) on the core list of the EMLc as an ophthalmic diagnostic agent. The Subcommittee noted concerns about the potential side-effects of tropicamide, which can in rare cases cause CNS disturbances that can be harmful to children.