Cyclopentolate relaxes muscles in your eye to dilate (widen) your pupil. Cyclopentolate ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to dilate your pupil in preparation for an eye exam. You should not receive this medicine if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to cyclopentolate ophthalmic, or if you have angle-closure glaucoma. To make sure cyclopentolate ophthalmic is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have glaucoma. FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether cyclopentolate ophthalmic will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
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How to use cyclopentolate:
Use cyclopentolate as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Cyclopentolate is for use in the eye only. Avoid contact with the mouth or other mucous membranes.
To use cyclopentolate, first, wash your hands. Tilt your head back. Using your index finger, pull the lower eyelid away from the eye to form a pouch. Drop the medicine into the pouch and gently close your eyes. Immediately use your finger to apply pressure to the inside corner of the eye for 1 to 2 minutes. Do not blink. Remove excess medicine around your eye with a clean tissue, being careful not to touch your eye. Wash your hands to remove any medicine that may be on them. To prevent germs from contaminating your medicine, do not touch the applicator tip to any surface, including your eye. Keep the container tightly closed.
If you are using cyclopentolate in a child’s eyes, do not get any medicine in the child’s mouth. Wash the child’s hands and your own after using to remove any medicine that may be on them.
If you miss a dose of cyclopentolate, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Possible side effects of cyclopentolate:
Clumsiness or unsteadiness
constipation, full feeling, passing gas, or stomach cramps or pain
fast or irregular heartbeat
flushing or redness of face
hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)
passing urine less often
swollen stomach (in infants)
thirst or dryness of mouth
unusual behavior, such as disorientation to time or place, failure to recognize people, hyperactivity, or restlessness, especially in children
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A broad-spectrum antifungal antibiotic, imidazole derivative, Oral Nonabsorbed Antifungal Agent. Clotrimazole is fungicidal or fungistatic depending on the drug concentrations. It inhibits the conversion of Lanosterol to 14 demethyl Lanosterol by inhibiting the cytochromeP450 enzyme 14 alpha demethylase and impair ergosterol synthesis which is an essential constituent of cell membrane. Inhibition of ergosterol synthesis will alter the membrane permeability of the susceptible fungus and kill or inhibit them.
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Loteprednol is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Loteprednol ophthalmic (for the eye) is used to treat eye swelling caused by surgery, infection, allergies, and other conditions.
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This medication is used to relieve dry, irritated eyes. Common causes for dry eyes include wind, sun, heating/air conditioning, computer use/reading, and certain medications.This product may contain 1 or more of the following ingredients: carboxymethylcellulose, dextran, glycerin, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol 400 (PEG 400), polysorbate, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, or propylene glycol, among others.Eye lubricants keep the eye moist, help to protect the eye from injury and infection,Cellulose sodium is used to prevent the formation of calcium-containing kidney stones. It is used in patients whose bodies absorb too much calcium from their food. Cellulose sodium phosphate works by combining with the calcium and some other minerals in food. This prevents the calcium from reaching the kidneys where the stones are formed.
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