Carboptic Side Effects
Generic Name: carbachol ophthalmic
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of carbachol ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Carboptic.
For the Consumer
Applies to carbachol ophthalmic: ophthalmic intraocular injection, ophthalmic topical solution
Side effects include:
Topical solution: Ocular irritation (burning or discomfort), lacrimation, temporal or periorbital headache, painful ciliary or accommodative spasm, blurred vision or myopia, conjunctival vascular congestion, poor vision in dim light.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to carbachol ophthalmic: compounding powder, intraocular solution, ophthalmic solution
The most commonly reported side effects were headache and increased intraocular pressure.[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Increased intraocular pressure
Frequency not reported: Corneal clouding, persistent bullous keratopathy, retinal detachment/postoperative iritis following cataract extraction, anterior chamber inflammation, corneal edema, eye inflammation, visual impairment, corneal degeneration, miosis, blurred vision, eye pain, ocular hyperemia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Flushing[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Sweating[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Epigastric distress, abdominal cramps, vomiting[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Tightness in urinary bladder[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Headache[Ref]
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2. "Product Information. Isopto Carbachol (carbachol ophthalmic)." Alcon Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.
3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
Not all side effects for Carboptic may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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