Pilocarpine is used to treat glaucoma. Glaucoma is a condition where pressure in the eye is increased. Untreated glaucoma can affect your eyesight and cause blindness. Pilocarpine helps to reduce the pressure in your eye.
If you experience blurred vision, you should avoid driving or doing things in places with poor lighting.
If these side effects happen and do not go away, check with your doctor as soon as possible.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
If you forget to administer a dose, use it as soon as you remember. Then administer your next dose at the usual time. Do not use two doses to make up for the missed dose.
Record the date opened on the eye drop bottle. Throw away this medication one month after opening.
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.