Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines
Key to symbols The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP
The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist
Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
11. Eye

11.5. Mydriatics and cycloplegics

Preferred List
TROPICAMIDE

Prescribing Notes:

Used to facilitate dilation.

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CYCLOPENTOLATE

Prescribing Notes:

Used to dilate the pupil in inflammatory conditions and cycloplegic refraction.

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Total Formulary
Specialist and GP
PHENYLEPHRINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation.

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Specialist Only
MYDRIASERT (ophthalmic insert)

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use prior to ophthalmic surgery.

Prescribing Notes:

This preparation contains phenylephrine hydrochloride and tropicamide.

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Specialist and GP
ATROPINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation.

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