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Miostat

Miostat

INDICATIONS

Intraocular use for obtaining miosis during surgery. In addition, MIOSTAT (carbachol intraocular solution, USP) reduces the intensity of intraocular pressure elevation in the first 24 hours after cataract surgery.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Aseptically remove the sterile vial from the blister package by peeling the backing paper and dropping the vial onto a sterile tray. Withdraw the contents into a dry sterile syringe, and replace the needle with an atraumatic cannula prior to intraocular instillation. No more than one-half milliliter should be gently instilled into the anterior chamber for the production of satisfactory miosis. It may be instilled before or after securing sutures. Miosis is usually maximal within two to five minutes after application.

HOW SUPPLIED

In a 2.0 mL glass vial with a 1.5 mL fill, grey butyl stopper and aluminum seal packaged twelve to a carton.

NDC 0065-0023-15

Storage: Store at 15°-30°C (59°-86° F).

Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas 76134, USA. Revised: December 2003. FDA Rev date: 11/10/2004

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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