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C Pent Eye Drops

5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
MRP 44.59*
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C Pent 1 % Description

C Pent Eye Drop is used before eye examinations and for the treatment of an eye condition called uveitis. Uveitis is a painful eye condition caused due to inflammation in the middle layer of the eye.

It is also used to treat some types of inflammation of the eye (uveitis) and reduces redness and swelling. It contains cyclopentolate as its active ingredient. It belongs to a group of medicines called mydriatic (for pupil dilation) and cycloplegic (paralyze the lens temporarily before an eye examination or surgery). It should be used externally only. Avoid the use of contact lenses. Avoid touching the dropper with your eye. Before using it, please discuss with your doctor if you have any other eye conditions.


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ContainsCyclopentolate(1.0 %)
UsesUveitis, Eye examination
Side effectsTemporary stinging of the eye, increased pressure in the eye
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Uses of C Pent 1 %

  • Eye examination (by enlarging the pupil of the eye and paralyzing the lens temporarily before an eye examination or surgery).
  • Uveitis (inflammation of the eye)

Contraindications of C Pent 1 %

  • If you are allergic to cyclopentolate or any other ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you are elderly and have a condition of glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eyes).
  • If you wear contact lenses.
  • If you have a condition of intestinal blockage.
  • If you are using it in children, who have brain-related disorders, especially fits.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • It is not recommended for use in infants below 3 years of age.

Side effects of C Pent 1 %

  • Temporary stinging of the eye
  • Increased pressure in the eye
  • Dry mouth
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Dry skin

Precautions and Warnings of C Pent 1 %



Can I use C Pent Eye Drops during pregnancy?
The use of C Pent Eye Drop is not recommended unless strictly prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or if you think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I use C Pent Eye Drops while breastfeeding?
A breastfeeding mother should use this medicine only under a doctor's recommendation.


Can I drive if I have instilled C Pent Eye Drops?
C Pent Eye Drop may cause blurring of vision, visual disturbance, and sensitivity to light which may alter the ability to drive. Hence, avoid driving until all these symptoms are resolved.


Can I consume alcohol I have instilled C Pent Eye Drops?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine, so it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are elderly and have a condition of glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eyes).
  • You have an enlarged prostate (in men only).
  • You have any kind of heart problem or coordination problem.
  • You have inflammation in your eyes (redness or swelling).
  • You are allergic to atropine.

Mode of Action of C Pent 1 %

How Does It Work?

It works by temporarily dilating or widening the pupil of the eye (preventing the eye from focusing) and paralyzing or relaxing the muscles of the eye before an eye examination or surgery. It also hel...
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Directions for Use of C Pent 1 %

  • Use this medicine as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss an application.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Close your eyes for 2 - 3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. Keep the dropper clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.

Interactions of C Pent 1 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since C Pent Eye Drop is to be used externally, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions,...
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  • In particular, if you are already taking certain medications such as antiallergic medicines, brain-related medicines, anti-depressants, antiparkinson disease or antiviral medicine for influenza A.
  • Also, if you use another eye drop product, keep a minimum gap of at least 15-20 minutes between the application of two medicines.

Storage and disposal of C Pent 1 %

  • Store it at a temperature not exceeding 15°C - 25°C.
  • Protect it from freezing.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard the solution if it changes colour, turns cloudy or if it contains particles.

Dosage of C Pent 1 %


  • As C Pent Eye Drop is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed instilling C Pent Eye Drop, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-instil this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details


Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can C Pent Eye Drop lower the blood pressure?

A: No, C Pent Eye Drop does not significantly lower the systemic blood pressure. It lowers the pressure in the eye (ocular pressure).

Q: Will C Pent Eye Drop cause blurry vision?

A: Yes, C Pent Eye Drop may cause blurry vision or sensitivity to light for some time or short duration. If this condition worsens, connect with your doctor. Avoid performing any activities requiring consciousness.

Q: Does C Pent Eye Drop need to be refrigerated?

A: No, the C Pent Eye Drop need not be refrigerated. Store it at a temperature not exceeding 15°C - 25°C.

Q: Is C Pent Eye Drop safe for babies?

A: No, it is not recommended for use in infants below 3 months. You must consult a paediatrician before using any eye drops for babies. Do not self-medicate.

Q: How many times can we use C Pent Eye Drop?

A: C Pent Eye Drop can be used as often as required. However, it should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it endlessly without consulting a doctor.
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Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:38 PM (IST)

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