Pilocarpine - Side effects
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pilocarpine eye drop

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Pilocarpine Hydrochloride pilocarpine eye drop

pilocarpine eye drop - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can pilocarpine eye drop cause?

  • ​Blurred vision or difficulty seeing in poor lighting
  • Burning or stinging sensation
  • Tearing of your eyes
  • Aching feeling around the brow area
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

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.

Before taking pilocarpine eye drop , what precautions must I follow?

​Inform your healthcare professional if:

  • You are allergic to this medication or any of the other ingredients of this medication

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take pilocarpine eye drop ?

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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