Drug ID: 3d00000025
Drug Name: Carbachol
Generic Names: Miostat | Isopto
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
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°-30°C).
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.