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Isopto Carpine

Formulation : Eyedrops

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Isopto Carpine /Pilocarpine used for?

Akarpine Eyedrops are used in the treatment of glaucoma. It does this by reducing pressure in and around the eye.

How should Isopto Carpine /Pilocarpine be stored?

Keep Akarpine Eyedrops at a cool temperature away from light or moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Isopto Carpine/Pilocarpine ?

Wash your hand before using the eyedrops. Akarpine Eyedrops should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. Generally, you squeeze the necessary number of drops into your eye and then close your eyes for a few minutes.

When should Isopto Carpine /Pilocarpine not be taken?

Akarpine Eyedrops should not be taken if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in it. Akarpine Eyedrops should also not be taken with some other drugs. Talk to your doctor about this. Also make sure your doctor is aware of your medical background.

What precautions should I follow when taking Isopto Carpine /Pilocarpine ?

Do not rub your eyes after application of the medication. Also, be very careful when driving as using these eyedrops may cause changes in vision. Never drive right after applying the medication.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Isopto Carpine /Pilocarpine ?

Do not touch the applicator or let the tip touch any surfaces. This could lead to contamination. Also, make sure your doctor is aware of you being pregnant if applicable or if you are planning to be.

When should Isopto Carpine /Pilocarpine not be taken?

Some serious side effects caused by Akarpine Eyedrops include allergic reactions such as: trouble breathing, hives, swelling of the face, throat, lips, and tongue. You should contact your doctor or emergency help as soon as possible if any of these occur.

Less severe side effects include: headaches, slight burning sensations, and temporary blurred vision. If you are feeling unsure about anything make sure to talk to your doctor.

Other: None.