Cyclopentolate eye drops

 

 

 

 

Common English name: Cyclopentolate eye drops

Brand: Minims® Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride, Mydrilate

Application: Enlarges the pupil of the eye and relaxes the eye muscles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of cyclopentolate

Pharmacological information of cyclopentolate eye drops

The correct amount and method of taking cyclopentolate eye drops

Contraindications to cyclopentolate eye drops

The effect of Cyclopentolate eye drops on driving

Drug Interaction Cyclopentolate Eye Drops

Warning about taking cyclopentolate eye drops

Side effects of cyclopentolate eye drops

Common side effects of cyclopentolate eye drops

Complications of cyclopentolate overdose (Cyclopentolate poisoning)

Storage conditions of Cyclopentolate eye drops

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of cyclopentolate

eye drop

 

Pharmacological information of cyclopentolate eye drops

Cyclopentolate eye drops enlarge the pupil of the eye and relax the eye muscles, making vision testing and eye testing easier. Cyclopentolate eye drops are also prescribed to treat a condition called uveitis (inflammation of the iris, pain, and inflammation inside the eye). This drug reduces pain by enlarging the pupil and relaxing the eye muscles, causing the inflamed part of the eye to relax.

 

The correct amount and method of taking cyclopentolate eye drops

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and dosage of Cyclopentolate eye drops vary from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your ophthalmologist has prescribed.

Wash your hands thoroughly before using the drops.

Open the bottle cap.

Be careful that the tip of the dropper does not touch the surface of your eye.

Slightly tilt your head back and pull your lower eyelid down, bring the cyclopentolate eye drop close to your eye, and squeeze a drop of the drug into your eye by squeezing the bottle.

For 1-2 minutes, gently press the corner of your eye with your thumb and keep your eye closed until the medicine enters your eye.

If you have been told to use the drops on both eyes, repeat the process for the other eye.

Close the lid of the eye drops.

 

Contraindications to cyclopentolate eye drops

Note the expiration date of cyclopentolate eye drops and do not take the medicine if it has expired.

Never give Cyclopentolate eye drops to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with cyclopentolate eye drops, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

Cyclopentolate consumption during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.

 

The effect of Cyclopentolate eye drops on driving

Cyclopentolate eye drops can cause blurred vision, avoid driving or operating machinery as long as the effect of this medicine remains in your eyes.

 

 Drug Interaction Cyclopentolate Eye Drops

It may alter the performance of medications and increase the risk of serious side effects. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

A list of all medications (including prescription / over-the-counter medications and herbal remedies, especially medications such as eye glaucoma medications (e.g., dorzolamide, pilocarpine), specific antiarrhythmic medications such as quinidine, antihistamines (e.g., Diphenhydramine, meclizine, antispasmodics (eg, dicyclomine), some Parkinson's drugs (eg, anticholinergics such as benztropine), trihexylhephenyl, MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid), linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline Prepare selegiline, tranylcypromine, other eye medications, tricyclic antidepressants (for example, amitriptyline) you are using and share it with your doctor and pharmacist.

 

 Warning about taking cyclopentolate eye drops

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking cyclopentolate eye drops:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you wear contact lenses.
  • If your eye pressure is higher than normal or you have a condition called glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions to other eye drops.

Side effects of cyclopentolate eye drops

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

 

Common side effects of cyclopentolate eye drops

 Eye irritation: This is transient.

Blurred vision: This condition can last for several hours. Do not drive or operate tools in this situation.

Pupil dilation

Rare side effects of Cyclopentolate eye drops

Dry mouth, hot flashes, dry skin, constipation, difficulty passing urine and palpitations: These cases go away quickly. But if you continue, talk to your doctor.

Important Note: Sometimes people become allergic to eye drops, especially when the eye drops contain a preservative. If you notice rash around the eyes and swelling or increased itching around your eyes, do not continue to use the drops and call your doctor for advice.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of Cyclopentolate eye drops.

 

Complications of cyclopentolate overdose (Cyclopentolate poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and has symptoms such as burning or dry skin, blurred vision, rapid heartbeat, fever, mental and mood changes (eg hallucinations), loss of coordination, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting ) See him, call the emergency number immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Cyclopentolate eye drops

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

Eye drops can be used for four weeks after opening. Discard the medicine bottle after this time. Never keep the remaining medicine for later use. This helps prevent eye infections.

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