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an anticholinergic and antimuscarinic producing sympathetic blockade effects similar to but weaker than those of atropine; the hydrobromide salt is used as a mydriatic and cycloplegic and the methylbromide salt is used as an inhibitor of gastric spasm and secretion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An anticholinergic, mydriatic, and cycloplegic agent; available as the hydrobromide and the methylbromide.
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An anticholinergic drug derived from tropine, C16H21NO3, used in its bromide form to dilate the pupil of the eye and in combination with hydrocodone to prevent overdosage of that drug.
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homatropineA drug used in the form of eyedrops to widen the pupils for ophthalmic examination and temporarily to paralyze the muscles of the iris to assist in the treatment of iris inflammation (anterior UVEITIS).
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