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Drug Name:

CYCLOGYL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Cyclopentolate HCl 0.5%, 1%, 2%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CYCLOGYL:

To produce mydriasis and cycloplegia.

Adult:

Instill 1 or 2 drops of 0.5%, 1%, or 2% in the eye; may repeat in 5–10 minutes if necessary. Apply digital pressure to lacrimal sac for 2–3 minutes after instillation to reduce systemic absorption.

Children:

Small infants: instill 1 drop of 0.5% in the eye; apply pressure over nasolacrimal sac for 2–3 minutes, observe closely for 30 minutes. Children: instill 1 or 2 drops of 0.5%, 1%, or 2% in the eye; may repeat 5–10 minutes later with 0.5% or 1% solution if necessary; apply digital pressure to lacrimal sac for 2–3 minutes after instillation to reduce systemic absorption.

Contraindications:

Untreated narrow-angle glaucoma or when untreated anatomically narrow angles are present.

Warnings/Precautions:

Down's syndrome. Angle-closure glaucoma. Feeding intolerance in infants; withhold feeding for 4 hours after examination. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May interfere with antihypertensive action of carbachol, pilocarpine, ophthalmic cholinesterase inhibitors.

Pharmacological Class:

Anticholinergic.

Adverse Reactions:

Ocular effects (eg, increased intraocular pressure, burning, photophobia, blurred vision, irritation, hyperemia, conjunctivitis, blepharoconjunctivitis, punctate keratitis, synechiae); CNS disturbances (esp. in children).

How Supplied:

Soln 0.5%—15mL; 1%, 2%—2mL, 5mL, 15mL

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