Pilocar

Manufactured by: Fdc Ltd

Contains / Salt: Pilocarpine (2 % w/v)

Prescription Required

116 people have bought this recently

Pilocar

Manufactured by: Fdc Ltd

Contains / Salt: Pilocarpine (2 % w/v)

Prescription Required

116 people have bought this recently

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5 ml Drops in 1 Bottle

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Pilocar Information

Pilocar is a prescription medicine that is available as a Drops. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Glaucoma. The alternative uses of Pilocar have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Pilocar depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Pilocar include Excessive sweating, Visual Disturbance. While these are the most often observed Pilocar side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Pilocar are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Pilocar's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. In addition, Pilocar's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Pilocar related warnings section.

Pilocar is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Uveitis, Glaucoma, Iritis as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Pilocar contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Pilocar with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Pilocar is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Pilocar Benefits & Uses
  2. Pilocar Dosage & How to Take
  3. Pilocar Side Effects
  4. Pilocar Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Pilocar with Other Drugs
  6. Pilocar Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Pilocar
  8. Pilocar Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Pilocar Benefits & Uses

Pilocar is used to treat the following -

  1. Glaucoma Primary
  2. Dry Mouth
  3. Eye Disorders

Pilocar Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Pilocar

Pilocarpine

Pilocar Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Pilocar is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Excessive sweating
  3. Increased blood pressure
  4. Blurred vision
  5. Slow heart rate (pulse)
  6. Itching or burning
  7. Conjunctivitis Moderate
  8. Visual Disturbance
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Tremor
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Nausea or vomiting
  13. Respiratory Disorder
  14. Chills
  15. Flushing
  16. Weakness
  17. Abdominal Pain Mild

Pilocar Related Warnings

Is the use of Pilocar safe for pregnant women?

Side effects of Pilocar during pregnancy are not known because scientific research on this topic hasn't been done.

Unknown

Is the use of Pilocar safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Pilocar for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Pilocar on the Kidneys?

Pilocar can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pilocar on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Pilocar. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Pilocar only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pilocar on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Pilocar. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Pilocar with Other Drugs

Pilocar should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amoxapine

Atropine

Dicyclomine

Chlordiazepoxide,Clidinium

    Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

      Pilocar Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pilocar unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Uveitis
      2. Asthma
      3. Glaucoma
      4. Iritis
      5. Liver Disease
      6. Cataract

      Frequently asked Questions about Pilocar

      Is this Pilocar habit forming or addictive?

      No, you will not get addicted to Pilocar.

      No

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      After taking Pilocar you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Pilocar is safe as it does not bear any side effects.

      Safe

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Pilocar cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

      Pilocar Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Pilocar

      Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Pilocar and food will interact.

      Unknown

      Interaction between Alcohol and Pilocar

      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Pilocar as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe
      This medicine data has been created by -
      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience

      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Isopto® Carpine (pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 104
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1029-1030
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