Compounded Atropine Eye Drops for Myopia
What is Atropine?
These eye drops are used to help prevent myopia in children. When use every day, studies show that low-dose atropine can help slow the progression of nearsightedness.
Where can I buy this medication?
Your specific type of atropine in artificial tears is a compounded medicine. This means it was made-to-order at Helios Compounding Pharmacy for your child, through your trusted local community pharmacy. Call your pharmacist if you have questions about getting a refill.
How is it given?
These eye drops are a clear, colourless solution. The medicine is given by using an eye dropper.
For more detailed instructions, please download the Atropine Eye Drop leaflet.
Are there precautions?
Before using the medicine, tell your doctor if you:
have infection or illness
use contact lenses
had eye surgery
have allergies to any medicine
take prescription or over-the-counter medicine, especially other eye medicines
Do no wear contact lenses while using this medicine. Do not share this medicine with other people. These eye drops may affect your ability to see clearly after you use them. This should pass in a short period of time. Do not drive or use any machinery until you can see clearly.
This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. Call your doctor or pharmacist right away if you swallow the medicine.
Easy to Use
Our formulation moisturizes and does not sting.
Pick up at your local pharmacy in Ontario
Made in our OCP- and NAPRA-accredited sterile lab.
Best customer service, so treatment is never interrupted.