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Cyclopentolate Ophthalmic Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Refraction

Instill one or two drops of 0.5%, 1%, or 2% solution in the eye(s). May repeat in 5 to 10 minutes if needed.

Usual Adult Dose for Pupillary Dilation

Instill one or two drops of 0.5%, 1%, or 2% solution in the eye(s). May repeat in 5 to 10 minutes if needed.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Refraction

Small infants: Instill one drop of 0.5% solution in the eye
Children: Instill one or two drops of 0.5%, 1%, or 2% solution in the eye. May repeat 5 to 10 minutes later with a second application of 0.5% or 1% solution if needed.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Pupillary Dilation

Small infants: Instill one drop of 0.5% solution in the eye
Children: Instill one or two drops of 0.5%, 1%, or 2% solution in the eye. May repeat 5 to 10 minutes later with a second application of 0.5% or 1% solution if needed.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

Pressure should be applied to the nasolacrimal sac for two to three minutes to minimize absorption.

Infants should be observed closely for at least 30 minutes following instillation.

Individuals with heavily pigmented irides may require higher strengths.

Caution is recommended in patients with Down's syndrome and those predisposed to angle-closure glaucoma.

Dialysis

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Other Comments

Feedings should be withheld for 4 hours after examinations in infants.

Patients shold be advised to wash hands thoroughly after use.

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