Pilomax

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Pilomax Information

Pilomax is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Glaucoma are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Pilomax have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Pilomax is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Pilomax include Excessive sweating, Visual Disturbance. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Pilomax can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Pilomax normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Pilomax's effect is Unknown during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Pilomax related warnings talks about Pilomax's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Uveitis, Glaucoma, Iritis must refrain from the use of Pilomax since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Pilomax have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Pilomax have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Pilomax, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Pilomax Benefits & Uses

Pilomax is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Pilomax 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Geriatric
  • Disease: Dry Mouth
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult
  • Disease: Dry Mouth
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Pilomax Side Effects

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

Severe

  • Slow heart rate (pulse)

Moderate

Mild

  • Headache
  • Itching or burning
  • Diarrhoea
  • Tremor
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Chills
  • Flushing
  • Weakness
  • पेट दर्द

Common

  • Excessive sweating
  • Visual Disturbance

Pilomax Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Pilomax safe for pregnant women?


    No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Pilomax in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Pilomax safe during breastfeeding?


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

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Pilomax on the Kidneys?


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Pilomax. 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 Pilomax on the Liver?


    Pilomax can have moderate side effects on the liver. 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 Pilomax on the Heart?


    Pilomax may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Pilomax with Other Drugs

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

Moderate



Pilomax Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Pilomax

  • Is this Pilomax habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Pilomax.

    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 Pilomax can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, the use of Pilomax is considered safe.

    Safe
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Pilomax is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Pilomax Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Pilomax


    Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Pilomax together with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Pilomax


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

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Isopto® Carpine (pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 104

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1029-1030



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