Generic Name - Cyclopentolate
Category - Pupil Dilation
Generic for Cyclogyl* is indicated to dilate (enlarge) the pupil. It is used before eye examinations (such as cycloplegic refraction or ophthalmoscopy). Cyclopentolate (Generic for Cyclogyl*)being an anticholinergic preparation blocks the responses of the sphincter muscle of the iris and the accommodative muscle of the ciliary body to cholinergic stimulation, producing pupillary dilation (mydriasis) and paralysis of accommodation (cycloplegia).
Generic for Cyclogyl* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Cyclogyl* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past. Also, Generic for Cyclogyl* should not be used in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma or when anatomically narrow angles are present,
Generic for Cyclogyl* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Wear contact lenses
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Cyclogyl*.It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Cyclogyl* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericCyclogyl*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Cyclogyl* for Pupil Dilation is one drop 40 to 50 minutes before the exam. Dose may be repeated in five to ten minutes.
Generic for Cyclogyl* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Cyclogyl* side Effects include an allergic type reaction (skin rash, itching, hives), conjunctivitis or 'pink eye', fast or irregular heartbeat, hallucinations and inflamed, swollen, painful, or infected eyes or eyelids.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Cyclogyl*.
Generic for Cyclogyl* and Pregnancy
Studies indicate that use of Generic for Cyclogyl* during pregnancy may be absorbed into the body and may cause injury to the fetus.Hence, it is recommended to take medical opinion and use Generic for Cyclogyl*.
Generic for Cyclogyl* and Breastfeeding
Studies do not indicate whether Generic for Cyclogyl* passes into human milk. Hence,use Generic for Cyclogyl* with due consultation with your doctor while breast feeding your baby.
Generic for Cyclogyl* and Pediatric
Infants and young children and children with blond hair or blue eyes may be especially sensitive to the effects of Generic for Cyclogyl*. Talk to your doctor and seek medical opinion.
Generic for Cyclogyl* and Geriatric
Considering that elderly people are especially sensitive to the effects of Generic for Cyclogyl* due to age-related problems, due care should be taken while administering the right dosage.
The above information about Generic for Cyclogyl* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.