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MIOCHOL E
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Drug Name:

MIOCHOL E Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Acetylcholine chloride 20mg, mannitol 56mg; per vial; pwd for reconstitution into intraocular soln.

Company:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MIOCHOL E:

To obtain miosis of the iris in seconds after delivery of the lens in cataract surgery, in penetrating keratoplasty, iridectomy and other anterior segment surgery where rapid miosis may be required.

Adult:

Prepare soln immediately before use. Syringe filter has priming volume of 0.6mL. Instill into the anterior chamber before or after securing one or more sutures. 0.5–2mL produces satisfactory miosis.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Open under aseptic conditions only.

Interactions:

May be antagonized by topical NSAIDs.

Pharmacological Class:

Parasympathomimetic.

Adverse Reactions:

Ocular effects (eg, corneal edema/clouding/decompensation); rare: systemic effects (eg, bradycardia, hypotension, flushing, breathing difficulties, sweating).

How Supplied:

Blister pack—1 (vial + electrolyte diluent + sterile filter)

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