Cyclopentolate


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: Ophth Mydriasis and cycloplegia for refraction As 0.5, 1, or 2% soln: Instill 1 drop to each eye 30-60 min prior to procedure, may repeat after 5-15 min if necessary. Iritis; Uveitis As 0.5%, 1% soln: Instill 1 drop onto the affected eye(s) 6-8 hrly. Deeply pigmented eyes may require higher strength.
Contraindications
Confirmed or suspected narrow-angle glaucoma.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ Down syndrome. Debilitated patients. Childn w/ spastic paralysis or brain damage. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling This drug may cause transient blurring of vision and increased sensitivity to light, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Remove contact lenses prior to admin and reinsert after 15 min. Monitoring Parameter Perform tonometric examination prior to use of drug.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Transient increase in intraocular pressure, ocular irritation and burning sensation, CNS disturbance, psychotic reactions. Nervous: Insomnia, drowsiness, ataxia, hallucination, hyperactivity, incoherent speech, restlessness, seizure. CV: Tachycardia. Ophthalmologic: Accommodation disturbance, intolerance to bright light, stinging, blurring of vision, punctal stenosis. Dermatologic: Burning sensation of the skin.
Drug Interactions
May interfere w/ ocular antihypertensive action of carbachol, pilocarpine, or ophthalmic cholinesterase inhibitors.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
S01FA04 - cyclopentolate ; Belongs to the class of anticholinergics used as mydriatics and cycloplegics.
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