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?

 

You 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 gave 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.

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Easy to Use

Our formulation moisturizes and does not sting.

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Local, Trusted

Pick up at your local pharmacy in Ontario

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Highest Quality

Made in our OCP- and NAPRA-accredited sterile lab.

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Reliable Service

Best customer service, so treatment is never interrupted.