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cyclopentolate hydrochloride (sī″klō-pĕn′tō-lāt)
A moderately long-acting drug used as a cycloplegic and mydriatic.
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An antimuscarinic (or parasympatholytic) drug used as a short duration mydriatic and cycloplegic. Common concentrations are 0.5% and 1.0% as cycloplegic and 0.1% as mydriatic. See acetylcholine
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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Although IOP was reduced to a safer level with cyclopentolate hydrochloride
eye drops, the patient could not tolerate the treatment because of blurred vision.