Miostat

(Carbachol)

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Lowers eye pressure

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

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Quick facts about Carbachol
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Upsides

  • Works the same as Pilocarpine but is somewhat stronger.
  • Can be used with other medications in the eye.
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Downsides

  • 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.
How it works

carbachol increases the flow of fluids out of the inner eye.

Quick facts about Carbachol
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Used for

  • Glaucoma Miosis induction - Surgical procedure Ocular hypertension
  • Postsurgical

Dosage forms

  • Eye drops
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Side effect rates for Miostat (Carbachol)

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Common concerns from people taking Miostat (Carbachol)

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Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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