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A 34-year-old member asked:

How long do dilated pupils from atropine sulfate ophthalmic last?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
4-7 days: Atropine is a strong and persistent dilator of the pupil. It will last 3-7 days in most depending upon the biochemistry of the pupil and the color of the iris (darker is less long and blue eyes last the longest).
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A 42-year-old member asked:

How long do the effects of heroine (dilated pupils) last?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Withdrawals: Pupillary constriction is associated with opiates & heroine on board body & actively causing drowsiness & euphoria. As opiates metabolize out of tissues, withdrawal symptoms of sympathetic overdrive set in; accompanied by pupillary dilatation, muscle contractions, sweating, anxiousness, & generally feeling horrible. Pupilllary size will normalize along with dissipation of withdrawal symptoms.
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Last updated Jan 7, 2019
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