Cyclomydril

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Cyclomydril

Drug Name

Cyclomydril (Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)

Manufactured By

Alcon, Inc.

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Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Cyclopentolate and phenylephrine relaxes muscles in your eye to dilate (widen) your pupil. Cyclopentolate and phenylephrine ophthalmic (for the eye) is used to dilate your pupil in preparation for an eye exam. Cyclopentolate and phenylephrine ophthalmic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

How To Use

This medication is given as an drop placed into one or both eyes. You will receive this medication in a clinic or hospital setting. Your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider will place the drops in your eye. After the drops are placed in your eye, gently press your finger to the inside corner of the eye (near your nose) for about 2 to 3 minutes to keep the liquid from draining into your tear duct. This will help prevent your body from absorbing too much of this medicine. Do not rub your eye. If your child has being treated with this medication, avoid allowing the child to rub or wipe at the eyes. Wash your hands after touching your eyes. If any of this medication gets on a child's hands, wash them with soap and water. This will help prevent any medication from accidentally reaching the child's mouth Children being treated with cyclopentolate and phenylephrine may need to be watched closely for about 30 minutes. This is to make sure the medication does not cause any serious side effects by being absorbed through the tear duct.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Tell your doctor at once if you have severe burning, stinging, or irritation in your eyes. Less serious side effects may include: mild stinging in your eyes; dry mouth, nose, or throat; decreased sweating; or sensitivity to sunlight.

Drug Interactions

guanethidine (Ismelin); reserpine; methyldopa (Aldomet); or an antidepressant such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Vanatrip), doxepin (Sinequan), desipramine (Norpramin), imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), and others;

In Case of Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include blurred vision, eye pain, seeing halos around lights, loss of balance or coordination, trouble speaking or thinking, feeling restless or excited, fever, warmth or tingling, fast or pounding heartbeats, confusion, hallucinations, or seizure (convulsions).

In Case of Missed Dose

Since cyclopentolate and phenylephrine ophthalmic is given as needed by a healthcare professional, you are not likely to be on a dosing schedule

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