cyclopentolate


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cyclopentolate

A drug used to dilate the pupils of the eyes for purposes of examination of the RETINA and other internal parts. A brand name is Mydrilate.

cyclopentolate

an anticholinergic drug used topically as a mydriatic and cycloplegic in the treatment of ophthalmic conditions.

cyclopentolate

in the hydrochloride form, an anticholinergic used as eyedrops to produce cycloplegia and mydriasis.
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9) Such mydriatics include atropine 1%, instilled twice a day, or cyclopentolate 1% three times a day.
99 procedures Medications received Cyclopentolate 4 (67) 15 (83) 0 (0-6.
Cyclomydril (2 mg cyclopentolate hydrochloride, 10 mg phenylephrine hydrochloride) (to dilate the pupils): apply 1 drop to each eye every 15-20 min, commencing approximately 45 minutes prior to the eye examination, until the pupil is dilated (an average of 3 drops)
Under the new procedure, one drop each of Cyclopentolate and Phenylephrine is instilled into both eyes of the baby and pressure is applied to the tear duct for one minute following instillation, minimising absorption of the medication through the nasolacrimal system.
For example, this could be cyclopentolate 1% or atropine 1% to dilate the pupil.
Success may be related to subject ethnicity and/or the technique to which it was being compared Pharmaceutical Anti-muscarinic drugs * Consistent data, inhibition of myopia shown when compared to placebos * Atropine found to be more effective than pirenzepine and cyclopentolate
OPH; TREAT NUMBER Rx FU DR MENTOR SESSION 1 1 CYCLOPENTOLATE 1% TDS & 07/07 Dr Tahir Steve CHLORAMPHENICOL 1% Farooq Scotcher QDS CYCLOPENTOLATE 1% TDS & ACICLOVIR 3% CONTINUE ZOVIRAX 3%, CEASE CHLORAMPHENICOL 1% 2 NIL, OCT; FFA REJECTED 1/12 3 REVIEW SOS FOR MINOR OP'S NIL 4 RETURN IF WORSENS NIL 5 OC.
2) evaluated the difference in refractive error in non-strabismic children between the ages of seven years and 16 years, using static retinoscopy under two conditions--first by fogging the contralateral eye with a positive lens and second with cycloplegia using cyclopentolate 1%.
Contract awarded for Cyclopentolate / Clobutinol / Clonixinate / Colistimethate / Cotrimoxazole (May Order)
However, the non-therapeutically trained optometrist can only access the shorter-acting cyclopentolate for this purpose and so the frequency of instillation may need to be increased to TDS, or even QDS in substantial abrasions and/or those with darkly pigmented irides, for example.
Cyclopentolate eye drops may be prescribed to reduce the risk of posterior synechiae, and to make the patient feel more comfortable by alleviating any accommodative spasm.