AK-Pentolate

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CYCLOPENTOLATE HYDROCHLORIDE SOLUTION - OPHTHALMIC

Common Brand Name(s): Cyclogyl, Cylate, Pentolair
Phonetic Pronunciation: (sye-kloe-PEN-toe-late)
Information last revised August 2010

What does CYCLOPENTOLATE OPHTH look like?

Uses:

This medication is used before eye examinations (e.g., refraction exams). It belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. Cyclopentolate works by temporarily widening (dilating) the pupil of the eye and relaxing the muscles of the eye.
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