Minims Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride 0.5%, Eye drops solution

Active ingredients: Cyclopentolate

Product name and form

Minims Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride 0.5%.

Pharmaceutical Form

Single-use, sterile eye drops.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Clear, colourless, sterile eye drops containing cyclopentolate hydrochloride BP 0.5% w/v.

Active Ingredient

Cyclopentolate is an antimuscarinic agent used topically in the eye as a mydriatic and cycloplegic. The effects are similar to those of atropine, but with a more rapid onset and a shorter duration of action.

List of Excipients

Hydrochloric acid
Purified water

Pack sizes and marketing

A sealed, conical shaped container fitted with a twist and pull-off cap. Each Minims unit is overwrapped in an individual polypropylene/paper pouch. Each container holds approximately 0.5ml of solution.

Marketing authorization holder

Chauvin Pharmaceuticals Ltd
106 London Road

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 0033/5005R

Date of first Authorisation: 17 June 1987

Renewal of Authorisation: 17 June 1992