II. Definition

  1. Topical medications that cause Pupil Dilation (Mydriasis)

III. Mechanism

  1. Agents based on Atropine which blocks muscarinic acetylcholine receptors
  2. Blocks pupillary constriction

IV. Indications

  1. Retinal Exam
  2. Eye Pain (prevents ciliary muscle spasm)

V. Preparations

  1. Cyclopentolate 0.5 to 2% (Cyclogyl)
  2. Isopto Hyoscine 0.25% (Scopolamine)

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Ontology: Cycloplegics (C0010586)

Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121)
MSH D009184
SnomedCT 412172009
French Agents cycloplégiques, Médicaments cycloplégiques, Cycloplégiques
Portuguese Cicloplégicos
Spanish Cicloplegicos, ciclopéjico, preparación ciclopéjica (producto), ciclopéjico (producto), preparación ciclopéjica
German Zycloplegika
English cycloplegics, cycloplegic, Cycloplegic preparation (product), Cycloplegic preparation, Cycloplegics
Czech cykloplegika
Italian Cicloplegici

Ontology: Mydriatics (C0026964)

Definition (MSH) Agents that dilate the pupil. They may be either sympathomimetics or parasympatholytics.
Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121)
MSH D009184
SnomedCT 33682005, 372710003
English Mydriatics, mydriatics (medication), ophthalmologicals mydriatics, mydriatics, mydriatic, Mydriatic (product), Mydriatic (substance), Mydriatic, Mydriatic, NOS
French Agents mydriatiques, Médicaments mydriatiques, Mydriatiques
Swedish Pupillvidgande medel
Czech mydriatika
Finnish Mydriaatit
Russian MIDRIATIKI, TSIKLOPLEGICHESKIE SREDSTVA, MIDRIATICHESKIE SREDSTVA, МИДРИАТИКИ, МИДРИАТИЧЕСКИЕ СРЕДСТВА, ЦИКЛОПЛЕГИЧЕСКИЕ СРЕДСТВА
Croatian MIDRIJATICI
Polish Mydriatica, Leki rozszerzające źrenice, Środki cykloplegiczne
Spanish Efecto Midriático, midriático (producto), midriático (sustancia), midriático, Midriáticos
Portuguese Efeito Midriático, Midriáticos
German Mydriatika
Italian Midriatici