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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
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