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Our pharmacists’ bottom line

A very effective first line treatment for increased eye pressure. Lowering eye pressure back to normal may prevent the onset of glaucoma.

  • Works the same as Pilocarpine but is somewhat stronger.
  • Can be used with other medications in the eye.
  • carbachol causes the pupil of the eye to become smaller, and may cause dim vision, especially at night, therefore driving at night may be impaired.

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These are side effects of Miostat (Carbachol) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.

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Pharmacist tips

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  • Wash hands before putting drops in eyes.
  • Do not touch the dropper tip to your eye or hands.
  • If you wear contacts remove them and wait 15 minutes, after putting the drop in eye, to replace them.
  • After instilling drops in the eye, press one finger to the inner corner of eye, by the nose, and press lightly for 1 minute.

Tips from pharmacists and people taking Miostat (Carbachol)

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The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits