mydriatic drug


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Noun1.mydriatic drug - a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
atropine - a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
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Imprimis anticipates also offering a suite of lyophilized mydriatic drug formulations using either epinephrine or phenyepherine, both of which may be combined with lidocaine.
Patients with light coloured irises respond quicker and to a greater extent to mydriatic drugs and hence a lower drug dosage/concentration should be considered.