demecarium


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demecarium

 [dem″ĕ-kar´e-um]
an anticholinesterase agent used topically as the bromide salt to produce miosis, reduce intraocular pressure, and potentiate accommodation in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma and of closed-angle glaucoma after iridectomy, and in the management of accommodative esotropia.

demecarium

/dem·e·ca·ri·um/ (dem″ĕ-kar´e-um) an anticholinesterase agent used topically as the bromide salt in the treatment of glaucoma and accommodative esotropia.

demecarium

a cholinergic agonist, used topically in the management of glaucoma and as lacrimomimetics; it is more potent and has longer activity than pilocarpine.