What are the side effects of Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution?

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24 Sep 2009

Side/Adverse Effects

Note: An increased susceptibility to cyclopentolate and similar drugs (such as atropine) has been reported in infants, young children, children with blond hair or blue eyes, adults and children with Down's syndrome, children with brain damage or spastic paralysis, and the elderly. This susceptibility increases the potential for systemic side effects.

The following side/adverse effects have been selected on the basis of their potential clinical significance (possible signs and symptoms in parentheses where appropriate)—not necessarily inclusive:

Those indicating need for medical attention:

Symptoms of systemic absorption:

Ataxia (clumsiness or unsteadiness)

behavioral disturbances


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