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Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop

Manufacturer :  Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Cyclopentolate
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor required

About Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop

An anticholinergic, Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop is typically used just before an eye examination, especially before refraction eye exams. The drug temporarily widens, dilates the pupil and at the same time relaxes eye muscles. This medication is used to dilate or enlarge the pupil of the eye so that the doctor can examine the back of the eyeball. It may also be used to decrease pain in specific eye conditions.

The application of the drug is done about an hour before the examination is due. Once the first dose is given, the next is administered in about another 5 to 10 minutes. Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop is only meant for application in the eye. It should not be taken by mouth or injected into the body.

When it comes to application, wash your hands thoroughly before using the drops. Once you have put in the drops, do not wash the dropper, just place the cap back on and close it. Make sure to wash your hands after every use.

All medicines lead to a few side effects. While some are common and disappear in a while, others are less common and can be very dangerous. Some minor side effects that may occur while using Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop are blurry vision, eye irritation, and redness. Major side effects are very rare in this case, but if you experience pain in the eyes, changes in vision or irregular beating of the heart, get in touch with your medical provider and seek immediate treatment.

    What are the uses of Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop

    • Eye Inflammation

    What are the contraindications of Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop ?

    What are the side effects of Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop ?

    • Increased Intraocular Pressure

    • Eye Irritation

    • Blurred Vision

    • Burning Sensation In Eye

    Key highlights of Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      No interaction found

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      This medication is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      The medication should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers as there is a higher risk of side-effects on the infant. You are suggested to consult your doctor to discuss the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

      Patients not to drive or operate hazardous machinery until vision is clear.
      Patients experiencing undesirable effects like vertigo, vision disorders or muscle weakness ,should avoid driving vehicles or using machines.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

    What are the substitutes for Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      In case of overdose, consult your doctor.

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

    How does this medication work?

    Cyclofez 1% V/V Eye Drop is used during pediatric eye examinations, which helps in the dilation of the eye. It blocks muscarinic receptors, which in turn helps with the dilation of the pupils.

      Disclaimer : The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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      Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

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