Pilocarpine 2% sterile eye drops is indicated for the treatment of as a directly acting miotic used for the treatment of Glaucoma. It can be used in the medical management of glaucoma, especially open-angle glaucoma, in those cases in which the intraocular pressure can be controlled adequately by the topical administration of pilocarpine. In acute (closed-angle) glaucoma, pilocarpine 2% sterile eye drops may be used alone, or in combination with other cholinergic agents or carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, to relieve tension prior to emergency surgery.
Contains Pilocarpine Hydrochloride 20 mg (2%) as active ingredient; INACTIVES: Monobasic Sodium Phosphate, Hypromellose, Edetate Disodium, Dibasic Sodium Phosphate, Purified Water. Sodium Hydroxide and/or Hydrochloric Acid may be added to adjust pH (3.5 – 5.5). Benzalkonium Chloride 0.01% as preservatives.
Direction for Use
Instill 1 or 2 drops to the affected eye, 3 to 4 times daily or as directed by the doctor. The frequency of instillation and concentration of pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution are determined by the severity of the glaucoma and miotic response of the patient.
Not for internal use. To prevent contaminating the dropper tip and solution, care should be taken not to touch the eyelids or surrounding areas with the dropper tip of the bottle. This pilocarpine-induced miosis may cause difficulty in dark adaptation. The patient should exercise caution when involved in night driving or other hazardous activities in poor light. Use as directed by your doc