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Drug ID: 3d00000025

Drug Name: Carbachol

Generic Names: Miostat | Isopto

Category: Miotics

Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug

OTC: No

Indication for Mother: Category C :
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Recommended Dose: The recommended dose is one-half milliliter should be gently instilled into the affected eyes.

Recommended In: This medication is a cholinergic agent/miotic, prescribed for glaucoma, and also used during ophthalmic surgery. It binds and activates the acetyl-choline receptor.

Directions For Use: It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician.

Storage: Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30C).

Dosage Forms: Eye Drops

Side Effects: Eye - Clouding, sensitivity to light and blurred vision.

Miscellaneous - Flushing, sweating, stomach distress, abdominal cramps, tightness in urinary bladder, and headache.

In Case of Overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.

Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, Parkinson disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, ulcer, urinary tract blockage, any allergy, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

It may cause blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

It should not be used in children.

Drug Interaction: Consult your pharmacist.



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