Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL)
What is Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL) used for?
Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopenpolate HCL) is an ophthalmic medication used to dilate the pupil prior to an eye examination or other medical procedures. It operates by relaxing the iris to widen the pupil allowing any necessary examination to be performed. Your doctor may also prescribe its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL)?
Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL) should always be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One drop is normally administered to the eye being treated just before the medical procedure, but your individual directions will depend on your age, weight, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be administered by gently shaking the bottle to mix its contents, tilting your head back slightly, pulling down the lower lid of the eye being treated, and administering one drop into the pouch that is formed. Slowly close the eye to spread the medication and keep it closed for thirty seconds to allow it to be absorbed. Do not allow the tip of the bottle to contact any foreign surfaces, including the eye itself, as this ma cause contamination. Always observe the medication prior to use to make sure it is not cloudy or discoloured as this may indicate contamination.
What are the side effects of Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL)?
Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are flushing of the skin, severe skin rashes, irregular heartbeats, difficulty breathing, or hallucinations. Contact your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL) should not be used to treat patients who are under the age of three, who have neurological conditions, severe digestive problems, or glaucoma. You are also suggested to inform your doctor if you have heart failure, an enlarged prostate, raised intraocular pressure, inflammation of the eyes, or ataxia. These conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring special adjustments to your regimen. Always remove your contact lenses before using this medication.
Strictly use Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Cyclopent Eye Drops (Cyclopentolate HCL) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.