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Side effect(s) of Pilocarpine

Read the side effects of Pilocarpine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Sweating, nausea, runny nose, diarrhea, chills, flushing, frequent urination, dizziness, weakness.

Miscellaneous- Headache, indigestion, vomiting, heartburn, increased tears, stomach pain, swelling of arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs, changes in vision, fast or slow heart beat.

Other Precautions : *Prolonged use may lead to lens opacities.

Drug Name : Pilocarpine

Pilocarpine(Isopto Carpine) generic is a muscarinic receptor agonist, prescribed for glaucoma, and for dry mouth (xerostomia) in patients with Sjogren's syndrome. It is also used as an antidote for some alkaloid drug poisoning. It works by increasing the secretion of saliva.
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