Sensiclo 1%W/V Eye Drop
An anticholinergic, Sensiclo 1%W/V Eye Drop is typically used just before an eye examination, especially before refraction eye exams. The drug temporarily widens, that is dilates the pupil and at the same time relaxes eye muscles.
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. Sensiclo 1%W/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 Sensiclo 1%W/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.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine 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?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sensiclo 1%W/V Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any overdose instructions?In case of overdose, consult your doctor.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Sensiclo 1%W/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.
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