"Having close biological relatives with heart disease can increase your risk of developing this disease. Family health history offers important information to help you and your family members understand health risks and prevent disease.
Patients should be informed that pilocarpine may cause visual disturbances, especially at night, that could impair their ability to drive safely.
If a patient sweats excessively while taking pilocarpine hydrochloride and cannot drink enough liquid, the patient should consult a physician. Dehydration may develop.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/16/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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