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PAREMYD® (hydroxyamphetamine hydrobromide, tropicamide) Solution is indicated for mydriasis in routine diagnostic procedures and in conditions where short-term pupil dilation is desired. PAREMYD® (hydroxyamphetamine hydrobromide, tropicamide) provides clinically significant mydriasis with partial cycloplegia.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
One to two drops in the conjunctival sac. The onset of action with PAREMYD® (hydroxyamphetamine hydrobromide, tropicamide) Solution occurs within 15 minutes followed by maximum effect within 60 minutes. Clinically significant dilation, inhibition of pupillary light response, and partial cycloplegia last 3 hours. Mydriasis will reverse spontaneously with time, typically in 6 to 8 hours. However, in some cases, complete recovery may take up to 24 hours.
PAREMYD® (hydroxyamphetamine hydrobromide, tropicamide) (hydroxyamphetamine hydrobromide/tropicamide ophthalmic solution) 1%/0.25% as a 15 mL solution in a 15 mL opaque white, low density polyethylene bottle with a natural low density polyethylene dropper tip and a red polypropylene cap. 15 mL - NDC 17478-704-12
Note: Protect from light. Store between 15° C to 25° C (59° F to 77° F).
Manufactured by: Akorn Buffalo Grove, IL 60089. For product enquiry call: 800-932-5676 or fax 800-943-3694 • www.akorn.comThis monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/20/2009
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