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Avoiding Contamination of the Product
Do not touch dropper tip to any surface, as this may contaminate the contents.
Caution is advised with night driving and when hazardous activities are undertaken in poor illumination.
Isopto® Carpine (pilocarpine) ophthalmic solution may cause problems when changing focus between near objects and distant objects. Do not drive or use machinery if vision is not clear.
Contact Lens Wear
Contact lens should be removed prior to the instillation of Isopto® Carpine (pilocarpine) ophthalmic solution. Wait 10 minutes after dosing before reinserting contact lenses.
Concomitant Topical Ocular Therapy
If more than one topical ophthalmic medication is being used, the medicines must be administered at least 5 minutes apart.
To limit exposure to pilocarpine to the eye alone, close eyes gently and apply pressure with finger to the corner of eye by the nose for 2 minutes after instillation of Isopto® Carpine (pilocarpine) ophthalmic solution.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/21/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Isopto Carpine Information
- Isopto Carpine Drug Interactions Center: pilocarpine hcl opht
- Isopto Carpine Side Effects Center
- Isopto Carpine Overview including Precautions
- Isopto Carpine FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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