echothiophate


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echothiophate

 [ek″o-thi″o-fāt]
an anticholinesterase, used as the iodide salt for topical application to produce miosis, decrease intraocular pressure, and potentiate accommodation in treatment of open-angle glaucoma, closed-angle glaucoma after iridectomy, and certain secondary types of glaucoma, and in the management of accommodative esotropia.

echothiophate

/echo·thi·o·phate/ (ek″o-thi´o-fāt) an anticholinesterase agent used topically as the iodide salt in the treatment of glaucoma and accommodative esotropia.

echothiophate

(ek″ō-thī′ŏ-fāt″)
A cholinergic drug used topically in the eye for treatment of glaucoma.
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Echothiophate iodide treatment of glaucoma in pregnancy.
For echothiophate iodide (Phospholine Iodide), there is one case report of a normal full-term infant whose mother was treated with the agent up to 32 weeks' gestation and then with pilocarpine for 8 weeks (Arch Ophthalmol.
Subjects who are on myotics like carbachol, demecarium, echothiophate, isoflurophate, neostigmine and physiostigmine.