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Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:Cyclogyl
Manufacturer:Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
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Indications and Usage
Cyclopentolate hydrochloride is used to produce mydriasis and cycloplegia.
Paresis of accommodation --

Contraindications
Should not be used when untreated narrow-angle glaucoma, or untreated anatomically narrow angles are present, or if the patient is hypersensitive to any component of this preparation.
Angle Closure Glaucoma -- A form of glaucoma in which the intraocular pressure increases because the angle of the anterior chamber is blocked and the aqueous humor cannot drain from the anterior chamber.

Hypersensitivity -- Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.

Warnings

FOR TOPICAL OPHTHALMIC USE ONLY.

NOT FOR INJECTION.

This preparation may cause CNS disturbances.

This is especially true in younger age groups, but may occur at any age, especially with the stronger solutions.

Infants are especially prone to CNS and cardiopulmonary side effects from cyclopentolate.

To minimize absorption, use only 1 drop of 0.5% CYCLOGYL solution per eye, followed by pressure applied over the nasolacrimal sac for two to three minutes.

Observe infants closely for at least 30 minutes following instillation.Mydriatics may produce a transient elevation of intraocular pressure.

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