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Pilocarpin

Manufactured by: Fdc Ltd

Contains / Salt: Pilocarpine

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Pilocarpin Information

Pilocarpin Benefits & Uses

Pilocarpin is used to treat the following -

Pilocarpin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Pilocarpin

Pilocarpine

Pilocarpin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Pilocarpin 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

Pilocarpin Related Warnings

Is the use of Pilocarpin safe for pregnant women?

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

Unknown

Is the use of Pilocarpin safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Pilocarpin on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Pilocarpin will cause side effects or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Pilocarpin on the Kidneys?

Pilocarpin can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pilocarpin on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on [Organ] after taking Pilocarpin. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pilocarpin on the Heart?

Pilocarpin can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Pilocarpin with Other Drugs

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

Pilocarpin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pilocarpin 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 Pilocarpin

Is this Pilocarpin habit forming or addictive?

No, Pilocarpin is not habit forming.

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

After taking Pilocarpin, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Pilocarpin can make you drowsy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, Pilocarpin does not show any kind of adverse effect.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Pilocarpin for mental disorders.

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Pilocarpin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Pilocarpin

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

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Pilocarpin

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

Severe

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