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Pilocarpine

Contributor(s): Sheryl Krohne

Introduction

Name

  • Pilocarpine.

Class of drug

  • Parasympathomimetic miotic.

Uses

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Indications

  • Management of glaucoma   Glaucoma  .
  • Penetrates the cornea producing miosis within 15 min and is effective for 6-8 hours.

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 9052 1452 8.
  • Regnier A & Ward D (1999)Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.In:Veterinary Ophthalmology3rd edn. Ed: K N Gelatt. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. ISBN: 0 6833 0076 8.
  • Plumb D (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook.3rd edn. Ames: Iowa State University Press. ISBN: 0 8138 2353 6.

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