Pilocarpin Eye Drop

Manufactured by: Fdc Ltd

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

Prescription Required

158 people have bought this recently

Pilocarpin Eye Drop

Manufactured by: Fdc Ltd

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

Prescription Required

158 people have bought this recently

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5 ml Drops in 1 Bottle

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Prescription Required

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Pilocarpin Information

Pilocarpin is a prescription medicine that is available as a Drops. It is primarily used for the treatment of Glaucoma. The alternative uses of Pilocarpin have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Pilocarpin. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Pilocarpin are Excessive sweating, Visual Disturbance. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Pilocarpin can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Pilocarpin are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Pilocarpin's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. It is important to know if Pilocarpin has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Pilocarpin related warnings section.

Pilocarpin 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 Pilocarpin contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Pilocarpin have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Pilocarpin is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

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

Pilocarpin Benefits & Uses

Pilocarpin is used to treat the following -

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

Pilocarpin Dosage & How to Take

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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 -

Pilocarpin Related Warnings

Is the use of Pilocarpin safe for pregnant women?

No research has not been done till date on the safety of Pilocarpin for pregnant women. So its effects on pregnant women are unknown.

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?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Pilocarpin. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pilocarpin on the Liver?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Pilocarpin on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Pilocarpin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

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 -

Frequently asked Questions about Pilocarpin

Is this Pilocarpin habit forming or addictive?

Pilocarpin is not addictive in nature.

No

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Pilocarpin can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

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

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Pilocarpin is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Pilocarpin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Pilocarpin

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Pilocarpin, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Pilocarpin

Consuming Pilocarpin with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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Pilocarpin Eye Drop

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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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