NAME :- TROPICAMIDE
IUPAC NAME :- N-ethyl-3-hydroxy-2-phenyl-N- (pyridin-4-ylmethyl) propanamide
CAS NO. :- 1508-75-4
FORMULA :- C17H20N2O2
SYNONYMS :- mydrum;mydrin;mydriat;ro1-7683;Mydrapid;Mydriacyl;Epitromin;epitromina;Tropicamid;ropicamide
APPLICATION :- Indicated to induce mydriasis (dilation of the pupil) and cycloplegia (paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye) in diagnostic procedures, such as measurement of refractive errors and examination of the fundus of the eye.
DESCRIPTION :- This compound belongs to the phenylpropylamines. These are compounds containing a phenylpropylamine moiety, which consists of a phenyl group substituted at the third carbon by an propan-1-amine.