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pilocarpine eye drop

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Pilocarpine Hydrochloride pilocarpine eye drop

pilocarpine eye drop - What is it for

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.

pilocarpine eye drop - Additional Information

The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes around your eyes or over your whole body

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

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