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Miostat

Miostat

WARNINGS

For single-dose intraocular use only. Discard unused portion. Intraocular carbachol 0.01 % should be used with caution in patients with acute cardiac failure, bronchial asthma, peptic ulcer, hyperthyroidism, G.I. spasm, urinary tract obstruction and Parkinson's disease.

PRECAUTIONS

Use only if the container is undamaged.

Carcinogenesis: Studies in animals to evaluate the carcinogenic potential have not been conducted.

Pregnancy: Category C. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. MIOSTAT® (carbachol intraocular solution, USP) should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

Nursing mothers: It is not known if this medication is excreted in breast milk. Exercise caution when administering to a nursing woman.

Pediatric Use: Safety and efficacy in pediatric patients have not been established.

Geriatric Use: No overall differences in safety or effectiveness have been observed between elderly and younger patients.

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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