Pilocar 2% Drops 5ml

Glaucoma Rx required

Best Price*  ₹ 49.59
MRP ₹55.10
(Inclusive of all taxes) * Mfr: FDC Limited * Country of Origin: India
TOTAL AMOUNT ₹ 55.10

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What is PILOCAR 2% DROPS?

  • PILOCAR 2% DROPS contains Pilocarpine which belongs to a group of medicines called miotics, these medicines affect muscles in the eye causing the pupil of the eye to get smaller
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What PILOCAR 2% DROPS is used for?

It is used to treat,

  • certain forms of glaucoma (an increase in the pressure within the eye) and to reverse the effect of drugs that cause the pupil of the eye to get bigger

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to PILOCAR 2% DROPS or any of the other ingredients in this medicine
  • are suffering from inflammation of part of the eye (acute iritis or anterior uveitis)
  • are suffering from eye disorders such as narrow angle glaucoma or secondary glaucoma
  • are wearing soft contact lenses
  • are suffering from any heart problems
  • have asthma
  • have Parkinson’s disease
  • have problems in passing urine
  • have high blood pressure
  • are an alcoholic
  • If you are pregnant or breast feeding or are planning become pregnant, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • PILOCAR 2% DROPS should be given at the lowest available dose at the start of the treatment for children under 18 years of age
  • PILOCAR 2% DROPS can cause difficulty in adapting to the dark. The eye drops may also cause blurred vision
  • If this happens, you should not drive or operate machinery until you can see clearly

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines such as:

  • antihistamines (medicines used to treat allergies)
  • anticholinesterases, (such as neostigmine) medicines that affect the muscles and are used to treat diseases like myasthenia gravis
  • atropine and phenylephrine (medicines used to make the pupil larger)
  • orphenadrine, procyclidine and trihexyphenidyl (medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease)
  • amitriptyline and monoamine oxidase inhibitors, phenothiazines (medicines to treat mental problems)
  • Always use PILOCAR 2% DROPS exactly as your doctor has told you
  • PILOCAR 2% DROPS is for external use only
  • Soft contact lenses must not be worn during treatment with PILOCAR 2% DROPS

Instructions for use

  • Pull the lower lid of the eye out to form a small pocket between your eyelid and your eye
  • Try not to touch the eye with the nozzle
  • Apply enough pressure to the bottle to release one to two drops, as directed
  • Blink your eye a few times
  • Trying not to touch the applicator tip with anything, including the eye or your fingers
  • The usual dose for adults is two drops three times daily

If you use more PILOCAR 2% DROPS

  • If you use more PILOCAR 2% DROPS, contact your doctor immediately

If you forget to take PILOCAR 2% DROPS

  • If you miss a dose of PILOCAR 2% DROPS, use them as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for the next dose, then carry on using it as before
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for one you have missed

If you stop using PILOCAR 2% DROPS

  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so
Serious
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them.

NA

  • itching, smarting and a burning sensation around the eye
  • red skin rash with itching (urticaria)
  • swelling, redness or soreness of the eyelid
  • swelling of the front of the eye (conjunctiva)
  • temporarily blurred vision or short sightedness
  • enlargement of the veins in the eye
  • headache (especially in young patients at the beginning of treatment)
  • bleeding within the front of the eye

NA

  • nausea, vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • increase in saliva, increased flow of tears
  • trembling or shaking
  • wheezing and breathing difficulties
  • change in blood pressure

NA

Additional Information
Storage

NA

  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use PILOCAR 2% DROPS after the expiry date

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Pilocar 2% Drops 5ml

Pilocar 2% Drops 5ml Mfr: FDC Limited

M.R.P.: Rs.55.10
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