Pilocar Eye Drop of 5 ml | Generic Pilocarpine Nitrate  

Pilocarpine Nitrate

Pilocar Eye drop is an eminent medication often suggested for the management of glaucoma, ocular hypertension, and other eye conditions. This medication contains pilocarpine nitrate as the main active ingredient is supposed as a miotic type of medication and prepared as an ophthalmic solution. The use of this medication lowers the amount of fluid in the eye, which in turn helps to reduce pressure in the eye. 

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Pilocar Eye Drop of 5 ml  1 Unit  3.60  US$3.60


How does it work?

Pilocar (Pilocarpine) comes in the category of mediation known as a cholinergic agonist that shows action by enhancing the activity of chemical acetylcholine, thus, facilitates the secretion from various glands including salivary glands and tear glands. Owing to its cholinergic effect, it also constricts the pupil of the eye and promotes the outflow of aqueous humor (fluid in within the eye) causes to a diminution in eyeball pressure.

The method of application of Pilocar Eye drop:

Pilocar Eye drop is recommended to use into the eye 2 to 4 times per day or as directed by a doctor. Ahead of application, you should wash your hands and face thoroughly to remove the contamination. To use the medication you have to tilt your head back and then pull down the lower lid of the eye with a finger to shape a pocket. Now, hold the eye drop as close to the eye without touching it and gently press the dropper so a single drop falls into the eye. Then close your eye and remove extra medication around the eye. Repeat the same procedure to the next eye.

What are the contraindications of Pilocar Eye drop?

  • Do not use if allergic to any constituent in the medication, or any other eye drop or food substance.
  • Consult the doctor before using the medication if you are suffering from a detached retina, an eye infection, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Some medications may interact with the Eye drop, therefore, consult the doctor before use or tell if you are using any kind of medication including prescription, nonprescription, herbal supplements, dietary products etc.

What are the side effects of Pilocar Eye drop?

This eye drop can cause some obnoxious effects such as a headache at the temples or around the eyes; increased tearing; blurred vision; change in vision; eyelid twitching; nearsightedness; redness or swelling of the eye. Immediately consult the doctor if you face any severe unwanted effects.

What are the precautions of Pilocar Eye drop?

  • The use of this medication can cause blurred vision if you take alcohol or any other sedative products the effect may enhance.
  • After using the eye drop avoid driving or operating or avoid perform other possibly unsafe tasks until the effect of medicine lost.
  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before using the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip of applicator to prevent contamination and consult the doctor if your symptoms do not improve. 

Additional Information

SKU 1162
US Brand Name Akarpine 5ml
Strength 5 ml Eye Drop
Generic Name Pilocarpine Nitrate
Manufacturer FDC
PharmaceuticalForm Unit/s
Shipped From India

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