Active Ingredient(s):Cyclopentolate + Phenylephrine FDA Approved: * September 12, 1975 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.
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