Pilocarpine Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Pilocarpine: Ophthalmic drops, solution (1%)

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What is this Medicine?

PILOCARPINE (PYE loe KAR peen) is used in the eye to decrease pressure in certain kinds of glaucoma. It is also used to prepare the eyes for surgery.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Pilocarpine: Ophthalmic drops, solution(1%)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Pilocarpine Hydrochloride 1% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 613140203
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Glaucoma, Increased Intraocular Pressure, Miosis Induction, Ocular Hypertension

Storage Information
Store between 46 to 80 degrees F
Pilocarpine Hydrochloride 1% Ophthalmic Solution

Reported Side Effects for Pilocarpine Hydrochloride 1% Ophthalmic Solution

Headache Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Eye Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Irritation Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Visual Impairment Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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