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What drugs cause your pupils to dilate?

What drugs cause your pupils to dilate?

Dilation: Many drugs can cause pupil dilation. Some include cocaine, amphetamines, and MDMA. Additionally, some non-illicit/ recreational medications such as anticholinergics and antidepressents can cause dilation. ...Read more

Pupil (Definition)

The pupil is the opening in the iris inside of the eye though which light is focused on the retinal film at the back of the eye. The iris can open and close in response to light to vary the amount inside the eye. It is what looks red, in the ...Read more


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Why do pupils dilate when using certain recreational drugs?

Why do pupils dilate when using certain recreational drugs?

Effect on nerves: Recreational drugs affect the nerves of the autonomic nervous system that controls the pupil function. Many recreational drugs like opiates cause narrowing of the pupils. Withdrawal causes dilation due to return of the nerve function to the opposite direction. ...Read more

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Why are some peoples pupils naturally always large (don't use drugs), is it a relaxed disposition?

Why are some peoples pupils naturally always large (don't use drugs), is it a relaxed disposition?

All genetically: Determined. The aging process causes the pupils to not react as readily to different lighting. ...Read more

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Why do the pupils dilate when taking hallucinogenic drugs?

Why do the pupils dilate when taking hallucinogenic drugs?

Pupils dilate: Good question for wikipedia.

Depends on the drug as many things make them dilate but by different mechanisms. ...Read more

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I did molly (drug) for the first time and I noticed my left pupil was smaller than the other.?

MDMA Molly: Causes of uneven pupils.

3rd cranial nerve disorder
atropine
brain death
cerebral oedema
cocaine
holmes-adie syndrome
horner's syndrome
mdma (molly)
raised intracranial pressure
scopolamine
tonic pupil
uveitis
as you can see, molly, is one of the causes of uneven pupils. There is your answer. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why do serotonin-affecting (serotonergic) drugs cause pupils to enlarge?

Norepinephrine: Serotonin has no effect on pupil size.

On the other hand, many serotonin-affecting antidepressants also inhibit the repuptake of norepinephrine (NE), causing NE levels in the extracellular space to increase. When NE levels rise, the iris muscle is stimulated to contract, thus causing pupils to appear large.

Some AD meds also block acetycholine, and that can cause dilated pupils also. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why serotonin effecting (serotonergic) drugs cause pupils to get so huge?

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Serotonin & Mydriasi: Ssris inhibit the reuptake of serotonin, leading to excess serotonin present, which stimulates the sympathetic nerves supplying the iris muscles in the eyes, causing the pupils to dilate. ...Read more

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I am on medicine for add and it makes my pupils really dilated. Is there any way I can be avoid this?

I am on medicine for add and it makes my pupils really dilated. Is there any way I can be avoid this?

Contact your doctor: Medications all have potential adverse reactions, and there is likely multiple choices to handle your problems. Since you do not list your medication, it is impossible to assess how to modify dosing or select alternatives. Have a lengthy visit with your doctor and assess other choices. ...Read more

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My pupils are always dilated. People are always accusing me of being on drugs or something. Is there any simple meds to shrink them back?

Dilated pupils: Dilated pupils can be caused by medication, specifically anti depressents or anti histamines. Treatment is usually removing the cause. ...Read more

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I have double vision (vertical images) 1-2 times per week, for 6 months. Just noticed my pupils are extremely small. No drugs. What's going on?

Vertical diplopia: Seeing double with images one above the other is called "vertical diplopia". There are many possible causes, and some of them are important. I recommend that you see a neurologist for an examination. ...Read more

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Can eye medicine (drops) effect the size of a pupil?

Can eye medicine (drops) effect the size of a pupil?

Yes: Eye doctors often use eye drops (atropine) to dilate the pupil so he/she can see the back the eye better during examination, but the pupil return to it normal size after the effect of the medication is gone. ...Read more

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Does having eyes that are extremely red and glossy with small pupils indicate drug use?

Not necessarily: This could be due to allergies or other iatrogenic causes. Just because one had this color does not mean drug use is prevalent. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm on medicine for add and it makes my pupils really dilated, is there any way I can get rid of this?

Not really: This is indeed a side effect of many of the stimulant drugs used to treat ADD/ADHD. You can see if a lower dose is still helpful for your symptoms and will make this side effect less likely. Alternatively, you could ask your doctor about alternative treatments using non-stimulant medications and/or behavioral therapy. However, none of these work as well as stimulant meds if truly dealing with ADD ...Read more

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My left pupil is always huge at night even with the lights on and I have blurred vision often could this be a side effect of medicine?

Could be: This can be side effect of medicine, toxins, or neurologic condtion. Why don't you tell us which medicines you take and what toxins you may be getting in that eye? Is the left pupil normal earlier in the day? If not, you should see a neurologist or neuroophthalmologist. If problem is only at night, need to figure out substance causing it esp because it occurs even with lights on. ...Read more

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Does the prescription drug, prucalopride, cause dilated pupils?

Does the prescription drug, prucalopride, cause dilated pupils?

Resolor: I tried researching this for you. Are you obtaining prucalopride in the us? I was not able to find information regarding pupillary changes with this medication but did find an outstanding article. Check this site: <a href="http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3263983/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3263983/</a>. ...Read more

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If someone is scratching their skin, sweating, hyper & has constricted pupils is this a sign of drug abuse?

Maybe: I wouldn't make a diagnosis off those symptoms alone. If the pupils were dilated- would have wondered about methamphetamine. ...Read more

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Why are my pupils dilated for no reason if I didn't use drugs or have a serious condition - according to my ophthalmologist; 4 day lapse.

Why are my pupils dilated for no reason if I didn't use drugs or have a serious condition - according to my ophthalmologist; 4 day lapse.

Uncertain cause: The pupils should not be spontaneously dilated. Some people have a naturally large pupil but will still constrict with bright light. This should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. If the eyes are fully dilated and non-reactive, you may have come in contact with a plant material or medication that causes dilation. Some of these, like scopolamine patches for sea sickness, dilate for days. ...Read more

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Is it possible for one to be hypersensitive to drug-induced pupil dilation?

Yes.: Drug induced pupil dilation generally lasts roughly 3 to 4 hours where the patient is blurred for reading but generally can still see well at distance. Some eyes are more sensitive to the dilating drops, especially lighter colored eyes that have less melanin pigment. In these eyes the dilation may last several hours and even have a lingering effect into the next day. ...Read more

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Why do my pupils dialate for no reason? I don't do drugs and I don't consume any type of alcohol, but my pupils dialate at random. They are usually bigger than they should be and when the light is dimmer you can barely see the color in my eye because of t

Why do my pupils dialate for no reason? I don't do drugs and I don't consume any type of alcohol, but my pupils dialate at random. They are usually bigger than they should be and when the light is dimmer you can barely see the color in my eye because of t

There: There are many people with natural large pupils. They often have light colored iris and tend to be young. It is not a problem. As some people are tall and some short, some people have large pupils and some have small pupils. If you have always had large pupils, don't worry your eyes are fine.

Actually, in renaissance italy, ladies will often take medicine made from a plant "bella donna" to make their pupils large. This was and still is considered sign of beauty. Bella donna translates into "pretty lady". ...Read more

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What is the medicine for my eye. I can't see clearly?

What is the medicine for my eye. I can't see clearly?

Need an exam: Ma;rilyn
You should see your eye doctor if you have these symptoms. It is impossible to tell from your descripton ...Read more

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I think I have blocked tear eye, what medecine I shoul take?

I think I have blocked tear eye, what medecine I shoul take?

Evaluation: You may try warm compresses and gentle massage from corner of eyelid towards nose to see if this helps. If you are in pain, &/or there is red swelling at the corner of the eyelid, you may have a blocked nasal lacrimal duct which may require surgical treatment (dcr). An appointment with an eye md will evaluate your problem and may trial topical &/or systemic antibiotics. ...Read more

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Which drug I should use to remove feviquick from eye??

Which drug I should use to remove feviquick from eye??

Saline eye wash: Saline eye wash or cold water and if it is not helpful go to the ER ...Read more

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What are some of the systemic drugs that have effects on the eye?

What are some of the systemic drugs that have effects on the eye?

Many: There are many drugs that affect the eye. For example, beta-blockers and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors lower the pressure in the eye. Steroids can increase the pressure in the eye and cause cataracts. Chloroquine and its analogs can cause retinal damage. Viagra (sildenafil) causes the vision to be blue and may be related to optic nerve strokes. Google "ocular toxicity of systemic drugs" for more info. ...Read more

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What is the medicine took off the market taken for disniaties that damaged the eye bh destroying the eye mussles?

What is the medicine took off the market taken for disniaties that damaged the eye bh destroying the eye mussles?

Glitazones: There is a class of diabetic drugs called glitazones (e.g. Actos (pioglitazone) and avandia) that have been known to cause vision loss, but not direct muscle damage. The cholesterol lowering drugs called statins have recently been linked to eye muscle issues, but not pulled off the market. Colchicine and Plaquenil have also been linked to temporary muscle inflammation. ...Read more

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What drug can I use for dry and pain eye?

What drug can I use for dry and pain eye?

Don't use medication: I would recommend a simple eye drop for rewetting. Sold over the counter at all drugstores. ...Read more

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Which medicine can I eat to change my eye color?

None: No dietary or medical ingestion will alter the eye color. The only way to change it is to wear cosmetic colored contact lenses. ...Read more

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My eye medicine hurts when I put the drops in. What to do?

My eye medicine hurts when I put the drops in. What to do?

Refrigerate: If your eyedrops burn, you can reduce this by storing the drops in the fridge and applying them cold. Also keep your eyes shut for a few minutes after application. ...Read more

Adie Pupil (Definition)

A neurological disorder characterized by a tonically dilated pupil that reacts slowly to light but shows a more definite response to accommodation. ...Read more