NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Prescribing
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11 Eye

11.5 Mydriatics and cycloplegics

Preferred list
CYCLOPENTOLATE

Prescribing Notes:

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

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/5462.htm

TROPICAMIDE

Prescribing Notes:

Used to facilitate dilation.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/5472.htm

Total Formulary
PHENYLEPHRINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/5479.htm

ATROPINE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/5456.htm

MYDRIASERT (ophthalmic insert)

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use prior to ophthalmic surgery.

Prescribing Notes:

This preparation contains phenylephrine hydrochloride and tropicamide.