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PILOPINE HS® (pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic gel) 4% is a miotic (parasympathomimetic) used to control intraocular pressure. It may be used in combination with other miotics, beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, sympathomimetics or hyperosmotic agents.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply a one-half inch ribbon in the lower conjunctival sac of the affected eye(s) once a day at bedtime.
PILOPINE HS® (pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic gel) 4% is supplied as a 4% sterile aqueous gel in 4 gram tubes with ophthalmic tip.
4 gram: NDC 0065-0215-35
Store at room temperature 2°-27°C (36° - 80° F). Avoid excessive heat. Do not freeze.
Rev: October 2007. ALCON LABORATORIES, INC. Fort Worth, Texas 76134, USA. FDA rev date: 04/17/08
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/27/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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