cyclopentolate ophthalmic (generic name)

It is used in the eye to widen your pupils, so they won't respond to light
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

-allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
-changes in mood or behavior
-fast or irregular heartbeat
-hallucination, loss of contact with reality (especially in children)
-inflamed, swollen, painful, or infected eyes or eyelids
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):

-blurred vision
-increased sensitivity to sunlight
-temporary stinging or itching after application

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of reach of children.

Store at room temperature, 15 to 30 degrees C (59 to 86 degrees F). Keep the bottle tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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Last Updated: March 02, 2012
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