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(carbachol) Intraocular Solution, USP 0.01 %
MIOSTAT® (carbachol intraocular solution, USP) is a sterile balanced salt solution of carbachol for intraocular injection. The active ingredient is represented by the chemical structure:
Established name: Carbachol
Chemical name: Ethanaminium, 2-[(aminocarbonyl)oxy]-N,N,N-trimethyl-, chloride.
Molecular Formula: C6H15CIN2O2
Molecular Weight: 182.65
Each mL contains: Active: carbachol 0.01%. Inactives: sodium chloride 0.64%, potassium chloride 0.075%, calcium chloride dihydrate 0.048%, magnesium chloride hexahydrate 0.03%, sodium acetate trihydrate 0.39%, sodium citrate dihydrate 0.17%, sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid (to adjust pH) and Water for Injection. pH range is 6.5-7.5.
What are the possible side effects of carbachol ophthalmic (Carbachol Ophthalmic, Isopto Carbachol, Miostat)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- vision problems, seeing "floaters" in your vision;
- feeling like you might pass out;
- fast or slow heartbeats;
- wheezing, trouble breathing; or
- severe burning, stinging, or eye irritation after using the eye drops;
Less serious side effects may...
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/7/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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