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Miostat

MIOSTAT
(Carbachol) Intraocular Solution, USP 0.01%




DRUG DESCRIPTION

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:

MIOSTAT (Carbachol) Structural Formula Illustration

Established name: Carbachol
Chemical name:
Ethanaminium, 2-[(aminocarbonyl)oxy]-N,N,Ntrimethyl-, 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 dehydrate 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...

Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Miostat »

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/4/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

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