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DO NOT GAS STERILIZE. If blister or peelable backing is damaged or broken, sterility of the enclosed vial and ampoule cannot be assured. Open under aseptic conditions only.
If miosis is to be obtained quickly with Miochol®-E (acetylcholine chloride intraocular solution), anatomical hindrances to miosis, such as anterior or posterior synechiae, must be released, prior to administration of Miochol-E (acetylcholine chloride intraocular solution) . During cataract surgery, use Miochol-E (acetylcholine chloride intraocular solution) only after delivery of the lens.
Aqueous solutions of acetylcholine chloride are unstable. Prepare solution immediately before use. Do not use solution which is not clear and colorless. Discard any solution that has not been used.
Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/18/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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