- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Cyclogyl* used for?
Generic for Cyclogyl* (Cyclopentolate) is eye drops that is used to dilate (widen) the eye pupil before an eye examination or surgery. Cyclopentolate works by relaxing the muscles in your eyes. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Cyclogyl*?
The dosage of Generic for Cyclogyl* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Cyclogyl*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Cyclogyl* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Cyclogyl*?
Any medication applied in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Cyclogyl*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Cyclogyl*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Cyclogyl*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Cyclogyl*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Cyclogyl* can interact with antidepressants, antihistamines, and bladder or urinary medications.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Cyclogyl*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Cyclogyl* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Cyclogyl* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Cyclogyl* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Cyclogyl* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Cyclogyl* can cause side effects such as blurred vision, drowsiness, sensitivity to sunlight, and mild burning in your eye. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are applying Generic for Cyclogyl*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Cyclogyl*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Cyclogyl* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Cyclogyl*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Cyclogyl*?
How will Generic for Cyclogyl* work in my body?
How should Generic for Cyclogyl* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Cyclogyl* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Cyclogyl* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.