CyclogylActive Ingredient(s): Cyclopentolate
FDA Approved: * July 31, 1974
Pharm Company: * ALCON
Category: Vision / Eye Health
Cyclopentolate is a muscarinic antagonist. It is commonly used as an eye drop during pediatric eye examinations to dilate the eye (mydriatic) and prevent the eye from focusing/accommodating (cycloplegic). Cyclopentolate or atropine can also be administered to reverse muscarinic and central nervous system effects of indirect cholinomimetic (anti-AChase) administration. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines. After instillatio... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.