Medicine Overview of Dilate Eye Drop
Uses of Dilate Eye Drop
Dilate 1% v/v Eye Drop is used in Eye examination and Uveitis.
Side effects of Dilate Eye Drop
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 Dilate 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
How Dilate Eye Drop works
Dilate 1% v/v 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
Expert advice for Dilate Eye Drop
- Consult your doctor if you have red and painful eyes, prone to increased eye pressure, men with enlarged prostate, have heart problems, ataxia (unsteadiness or coordination problems).
- Cyclopentolate eye drops can cause blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until the effect is gone.
- Remove soft lenses prior to instilling cyclopentolate eye drop and wait for at least 15 minutes prior to reinserting lenses.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Dilate 1% v/v Eye Drop
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dilate 1% v/v Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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% v/v Eye Drop should be used with caution during la+more
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Dilate 1% v/v Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
patients not to drive or operate hazardous machinery until vision is clear....
patients not to drive or operate hazardous machinery until vision is clear.
There is limited information available on the use of Dilate+more
1% v/v Eye Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Cyclopentolate, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Dilate 1% v/v Eye Drop
Frequently asked questions for Cyclopentolate
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
Dilate is prescribed for microbial keratitis to help in controlling pain and to prevent synechia (adherence of iris to cornea) formation
Dilate takes about 30-60 min to work
It lasts for about 1 day.
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