Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Cyclogyl
  2. Cylate
  3. Ocu-Pentolate

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Ak-Pentolate
  2. Minims Cyclopentolate 05
  3. Minims Cyclopentolate 1


Cyclopentolate is used to dilate (enlarge) the pupil. It is used before eye examinations (such as cycloplegic refraction or ophthalmoscopy).

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although this use is not included in product labeling, cyclopentolate is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Posterior synechiae
  • Uveitis

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution