Medicine : Pilocor (2)

Name:Pilocor (2)
Manufacturer:Fdc Ltd
Generic Use:Pilocarpine
Composition:Pilocarpine(2 % W/v)
Substitutes:pilodrops eye(5ml) , locarp eye(5ml) , pilagan eye(5ml) , pilocor (2)

Generic ( Pilocarpine )

Typical use Of Pilocarpine :Accomodative Esotropia, Glucoma.
Mechanism of action of Pilocarpine :Pilocarpine Nitrate Is A Cholinergic Parasympathomimetic Agent. It Increase Secretion By The Exocrine Glands, And Produces Contraction Of The Iris Sphincter Muscle And Ciliary Muscle (when Given Topically To The Eyes) By Mainly Stimulating Muscarinic Receptors.
Drug Interaction of Pilocarpine :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Pilocarpine :Retinal Detachment, Malignant Glaucoma, Eustachian Tube Disturbances, Middle Ear Disturbances, Visual Disorders, Blurred Vision, Conjunctival Irritation, Follicular Conjunctivitis, Myopia, Lacrimal Passage Stenosis.


How Pilocarpine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Pilocarpine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Pilocarpine

No Studies Found