Generic Name - Pilocarpine
Category - Antiglaucoma agent
Generic Isopto Carpine* is indicated for the treatment of increased pressure of open-angle glaucoma and to lower pressure before surgery for acute angle-closure glaucoma. Pilocarpine hydrochloride (Generic Isopto Carpine*) makes a muscle in the eye tighten and increases the flow of fluid from the eye.
Generic for Isopto carpine Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic Isopto Carpine* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic Isopto Carpine* should not be taken by patients who have history of following ailment conditions
Generic Isopto Carpine* interacts with a number of medication. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Generic for Isopto carpine Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericIsopto carpine
The usual recommended dosage of Generic Isopto carpine for glaucoma is 1 or 2 drops up to 6 times a day, depending on the severity of the glaucoma and the response. During a severe attack, the doctor will advise to put drops into the unaffected eye as well.
Generic for Isopto carpine Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic Isopto carpine side Effects include fever and chills, hoarseness, swelling of face, mouth, hands, or feet, trouble in swallowing or breathing (sudden), stomach pain and itching of skin, or yellow eyes or skin.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic Isopto carpine.
Generic for Isopto carpine and Pregnancy
The safety and effectiveness of Generic Isopto Carpine* in pregnant women have not been established. Consult you doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Isopto carpine and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic Isopto Carpine* passes into human milk. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Isopto carpine and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic Isopto Carpine* in pediatric patients have not established.
Generic for Isopto carpine and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic Isopto Carpine* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic Isopto Carpine* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.