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ISOPTO CARBACHOL
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Drug Name:

ISOPTO CARBACHOL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Carbachol 1.5%, 3%; oph. soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ISOPTO CARBACHOL:

Open-angle glaucoma.

Adult:

2 drops up to 3 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Acute iritis.

Warnings/Precautions:

History or risk of retinal detachment (aphakic or myopic patients, retinovitreal pathology). Corneal abrasions. Acute cardiac failure. Recent MI. Bradycardia. Hyper- or hypotension. Asthma. Active peptic ulcer. GI spasm. Hyperthyroidism. Urinary tract obstruction. Parkinsonism. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Miotic.

Adverse Reactions:

Local irritation, ciliary spasm, ciliary and conjunctival injection, headache, induced myopia, reduced nighttime visual acuity; retinal detachment, lens opacity (rare). Systemic cholinergic effects if absorbed systemically.

How Supplied:

Soln 1.5%—15mL
3%—15mL, 30mL

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