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(hydroxyamphetamine Hydrobromide 1% and tropicamide 0.25%)
Convenient One-Drop Solution for Dilation
- Convenient one-drop formulation is easier to administer than many current regimens consisting of a drop from two separate products.
For Patient and Practitioner Convenience
- Formulated to work quickly to fit busy patients' schedules and your patient flow.
- Only partial loss of accommodation, due to lower (0.25%) concentration of tropicamide.
- Minimizes inconvenience: Recovery begins within 90 minutes, with complete recovery typically in 6 to 8 hours.
PAREMYD® (hydroxyamphetamine hydrobromide, tropicamide) Solution should not be used in patients with angle-closure glaucoma or in those with narrow angles in whom dilation of the pupil may precipitate an attack of angle-closure glaucoma. This product is also contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any of its components.
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