Pilocar Eye Drop
Pilocar Eye Drop is a cholinergic agonist used for the treatment of abnormal dryness of the mouth (xerostomia) in patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck.
Pilocar Eye Drops
Description Of Pilocar Eye Drops
Pilocar Eye Drops is a cholinergic agonist used for the treatment of abnormal dryness of the mouth (xerostomia) in patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck cancer and in patients with Sjogren's syndrome, a condition that affects the immune system and causes dryness of mouth and eyes.
Pilocar Eye Drops Chemical Name
Pilocar Eye Drops Manufacturer
- FDC Ltd
Uses of Pilocar Eye Drops
Pilocar Eye Drops is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
What is Pilocar Eye Drops?
Pilocar Eye Drops is used for High pressure in the eye, Eye diseases and other conditions. Pilocar Eye Drops may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How Pilocar Eye Drops working?
Pilocar Eye Drops is a cholinergic agonist. It works by allowing excess aqueous humour (fluid in the eye) to drain from the eye, thereby lowering the increased eye pressure. It also helps reverse the effect of medicines that increase the size of the pupil.
How is Pilocar Eye Drops used?
This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.
Pilocar Eye Drops Indications
Oral form: Take this medicine with or without food. Do not consume in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Eye drops: Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: This medicine is administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the hospital setting. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines including herbs and supplements as well as all your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.
Pilocar Eye Drops Dosage
- Pilocar 1% Eye Drop
- Pilocar 2% Eye Drop
- Pilocar 4% Eye Drop
Contraindication Of Pilocar Eye Drops
Hypersensitivity to Pilocar Eye Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Pilocar Eye Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Adverse effects Of Pilocar Eye Drops
- Increased sweating
- Nausea and vomiting
- Troubled breathing
- Watering of mouth
- Eye pain
- Blurred vision
- Eye irritation
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Pilocar Eye Drops
You have been prescribed Pilocar Eye Drops to relieve red, itchy and watery eyes caused due to allergic eye diseases.
If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
Side effects such as eye pain or irritation, dry eyes, abnormal sensation in the eyes, headache may occur after using Pilocar Eye Drops. These are usually mild and may not be with everyone.
It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
Any of the side effects other than mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician.
Storage Conditions for Pilocar Eye Drops
Store the Pilocar Eye Drops between 39-77 degrees F (4-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom.