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Bell Pentolate Eye Drop


Overview

Uses of Bell Pentolate Eye Drop

Bell Pentolate Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Foreign body sensation in eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye itching
  • Stinging in the eyes
  • Increased intraocular pressure
  • Burning sensation in eye

How to use Bell Pentolate Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Bell Pentolate Eye Drop works

Bell Pentolate Eye Drop 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 reduce pain in certain eye conditions.

Bell Pentolate Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bell Pentolate Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Bell Pentolate Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Bell Pentolate Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Driving
Bell Pentolate Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Bell Pentolate Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Bell Pentolate Eye Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Bell Pentolate Eye Drop enlarges the pupil for eye examination and is commonly used in adults.
  • It also reduces inflammation (redness and swelling) after cataract surgery.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bell Pentolate

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I AM SUFFERING FROM UVEITIS FROM LAST 2 YEARS PL SUGEST ME THE DOCTOR DELHI NCR
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Eye 7 Centre for sight Shroff eye hospital
Opthamalogist has diagnosed it as uveitis. I m having pain n redness in right eye. When paining the eye is photosensitive.This problem started since last saturday n treatment ws started on wednesday since pain started that dayMedicines prescribed are diamox 250, ciplox 250 twice a day. And tropicacyl plus thrice a day n gatilox dm every hourBut as per doctor, the iris is still touching d front part of eye though there is no pain currentlyWen will de respond
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Take treatment properly. Treatment is of long duration
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FAQs

Q. What is cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution or eye drop?

Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution or eye drop is a mydriatic-anticholinergic drug. It is used to enlarge the pupil of the eye (preventing the eye from focusing) and to paralyze the lens temporarily before an eye examination or surgery and

Q. Why is Bell Pentolate prescribed for microbial keratitis?

Bell Pentolate is prescribed for microbial keratitis to help in controlling pain and to prevent synechia (adherence of iris to cornea) formation

Q. How long does Bell Pentolate take to work?

Bell Pentolate takes about 30-60 min to work

Q. How long does Bell Pentolate last?

It lasts for about 1 day.

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References
  1. Cyclopentolate. Maidenhead, Berkshire: Intrapharm Laboratories Limited; 2001 [revised 28 Mar. 2018]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Cyclopentolate. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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