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Drug Name:

MIOSTAT Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Carbachol 0.01%; per mL; soln for intraocular inj.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MIOSTAT:

To obtain miosis during eye surgery. To reduce the intensity of intraocular pressure elevation in the first 24 hours after cataract surgery.

Adult:

See full labeling. Withdraw contents into a dry sterile syringe and replace the needle with an atraumatic cannula prior to intraocular instillation. Gently instill no more than ½ mL into the anterior chamber; may be instilled before or after securing sutures. Usually within 2–5 mins after application for maximal miosis effects.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

For single-dose intraocular use only. Acute cardiac failure. Bronchial asthma. Peptic ulcer. Hyperthyroidism. GI spasm. Urinary tract obstruction. Parkinson's disease. Latex allergy. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Cholinergic.

Adverse Reactions:

Corneal clouding, persistent bullous keratopathy, retinal detachment, postoperative iritis; flushing, sweating, epigastric distress, abdominal cramps, tightness in urinary bladder, headache.

How Supplied:

Single-use vial (1.5mL)—12

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