Medicine Overview of Dilate Eye Drop
Side Effects of Dilate are Eye irritation, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Blurred vision, Eye itching, Stinging in the eyes, Increased intraocular pressure, Burning sensation in eye.
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.
Dilate 1% 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.
In Depth Information on Dilate Eye Drop
- Dilate 1% 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.
Dilate Eye Drop related warnings
No interaction found/established
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dilate 1% Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Dilate 1% 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 Dilate 1% 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.
Dilate 1% Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
If you miss a dose of Dilate 1% 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.
Questions Related to Dilate
My both eyes was treated against the problem of lens dislocation by doing optical iridectomy in 1999.But few days my right eye's lens is got detached and it comes in my visual field. Please advice me whether it may creat some problem to other eye parts or not? If there is surgery requirment then please mention the name and details. Some doctors doubt that I am affected by any kind of marfan syndrome.
Dr. Richa Jain
In Marfan syndrome lens subluxation is common other eye abnormalities can also occur like retinal detachment etcVisit eye doctor for eye examination
My eyes are becoming red past 6 days.so i consult a doctor but i found no improvement in it they told me its an allergy and give me to eye drops(lubi fresh,pataday 0.2)but it didnt give me any effect
Dr. Vishal Arora
One needs to check for uveitis or active inflamation if the redness is not going with the use of the drops you are using. Decrease your digital screen exposure as this kind of picture is also seen with digital eye strain http://www.arohealth.com/computer-vision-syndrome2.html
I had a problem in my eyes i.e uveitis.After a period of treatment of eyes suggested me a test for of HLA B27.Report is positive.Now i am confused what to do.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
You need not do much all you need to know that you are at high risk of developing certain diseases eg. Ankylosing spondylitis, Uveitis etc but it does not means that you already suffer from these diseaseSo keep a check on your medical fitness. And exercise regularly
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Frequently asked questions about Dilate Eye Drop
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 Dilate prescribed for microbial keratitis?
Dilate is prescribed for microbial keratitis to help in controlling pain and to prevent synechia (adherence of iris to cornea) formation
Q. How long does Dilate take to work?
Dilate takes about 30-60 min to work
Q. How long does Dilate last?
It lasts for about 1 day.
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