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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Cyclogyl (Overview)

Cyclogyl is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye dilating drug (eye-affecting drug).


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What is cyclogyl (cyclopentolate)?

What is cyclogyl (cyclopentolate)?

Cyclogyl (cyclopentolate): Cyclogyl® (cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, usp) is an anticholinergic prepared as a sterile, borate buffered, solution for topical ocular use. It is supplied in three strengths. Cyclopentolate hydrochloride is used to produce mydriasis and cycloplegia. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Cyclogyl (Overview)

Cyclogyl is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye dilating drug (eye-affecting drug).


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We took our 8 month old son for routine eye exam thursday morning. Cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) eye drops were used at 11 am. Its saturday and his eyes are still dilated?

We took our 8 month old son for routine eye exam thursday morning. Cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) eye drops were used at 11 am. Its saturday and his eyes are still dilated?

It's ok!: Some eyes are more sensitive than others. Cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) can last 12-48 hours commonly, but longer in some. Please kindly tell you doctor to use shorter acting agent if possible such as tropicamide 0.5%! ...Read more

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What is cyclogyl (cyclopentolate)?

Cyclogyl (cyclopentolate): Cyclogyl® (cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, usp) is an anticholinergic prepared as a sterile, borate buffered, solution for topical ocular use. It is supplied in three strengths. Cyclopentolate hydrochloride is used to produce mydriasis and cycloplegia. ...Read more

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I need a doctor who is willing to continue my medication regimen of cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) (for cataracts, to avoid surgery), and duoneb for COPD. Can you help?

I need a doctor who is willing to continue my medication regimen of cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) (for cataracts, to avoid surgery), and duoneb for COPD.  Can you help?

Two specialties: You want to find an eye doctor for the cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) which is used to help with posterior subcapsular cataracts to delay surgery - and a pulmonary doctor for the duoneb. Most doctors would avoid being the primary prescriber for both of these. First try to get a refill from the doctors who initially wrote these prescriptions. ...Read more

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We took our 8 month old son for routine eye exam thursday morning. Cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) eye drops were used at 11 am. Its saturday and his eyes are still dilated?

It's ok!: Some eyes are more sensitive than others. Cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) can last 12-48 hours commonly, but longer in some. Please kindly tell you doctor to use shorter acting agent if possible such as tropicamide 0.5%! ...Read more

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I'm running out of Cyclogyl and DuoNeb and need refills. My insurance and doctors are still in transition, plus I was admitted to the ER on 4/4 with a stomach hernia and gallstones. I got a CT, an EKG, a chest x-ray, and an ultrasound so I've been fully

I'm running out of Cyclogyl and DuoNeb and need refills.  My insurance and doctors are still in transition, plus I was admitted to the ER on 4/4 with a stomach hernia and gallstones.  I got a CT, an EKG, a chest x-ray, and an ultrasound so I've been fully

Here are some ...: The points you wishes to ask are unclear. With so much info in hand, you should direct this Q or other Qs to your treating Doc or ER since they have obligation to help you understand where your current health state is. Nonetheless, following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html will help you how to proceed with the care you need. Best wishes ... ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

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What is art?

What is art?

Yes: Ivf is art(assisted reproductive technology) that allows egg and sperm to be placed together in a petri dish either conventionally or with icsi where the sperm is placed directly into the egg. ...Read more

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Why am I fat?

Why am I fat?

110?: The general answer is eat too much and exercise too little, BUT at your age it makes little difference. Eat what you want and be happy! ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Cyclopentolate (Definition)

Cyclopentolate is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye ...Read more