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Carbachol Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.01% ; 0.75% ; 1.5% ; 2.25% ; 3%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

Instill no more than 0.5 mL into the anterior chamber of the affected eye(s) for the production of miosis during ocular surgery.

Comments:
-Miosis is usually maximal within 2 to 5 minutes after application.
-This drug may be instilled before or after securing sutures.

Uses:
-To obtain miosis during surgery
-To reduce the intensity of intraocular pressure elevation in the first 24 hours following cataract surgery

Usual Adult Dose for Production of Miosis

Instill no more than 0.5 mL into the anterior chamber of the affected eye(s) for the production of miosis during ocular surgery.

Comments:
-Miosis is usually maximal within 2 to 5 minutes after application.
-This drug may be instilled before or after securing sutures.

Uses:
-To obtain miosis during surgery
-To reduce the intensity of intraocular pressure elevation in the first 24 hours following cataract surgery

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-The manufacturer product information should be consulted.
-Intraocular solution: For single-dose intraocular use only; discard unused portion
-Ophthalmic solution: For topical use only; not for injection

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