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AK-Pentolate (Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride Ophthalmic) - Drug Interactions, Contraindications, Overdosage, etc

 
 



DRUG INTERACTIONS

Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, and Impairment of Fertility

Studies in animals or humans have not been conducted to evaluate the carcinogenic potential of cyclopentolate.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category C

Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with cyclopentolate. It is also not known whether cyclopentolate can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Cyclopentolate should be administered to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

OVERDOSAGE

Excessive dosage may produce behavioral disturbances, tachycardia, hyperpyrexia, hypertension, elevated intraocular pressure, vasodilation, urinary retention, diminished gastrointestinal motility and decreased secretion in salivary and sweat glands, pharynx, bronchi and nasal passages. Patients exhibiting signs of overdosage should receive supportive care and monitoring.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

AK-PENTOLATE™ (Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution) should not be used when untreated narrow-angle glaucoma, or untreated anatomically narrow angles are present, or if the patient is hypersensitive to any component of this preparation.

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