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an ophthalmic anticholinesterase agent.
indication It is prescribed in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma.
contraindications Active uveal inflammation and/or glaucoma associated with iridocyclitis, bronchial asthma, peptic ulcer, epilepsy, recent myocardial infarction, pregnancy, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are bradycardia, diarrhea, eye irritation, hypotension, headache, formation of cysts, and lens opacities.
An anticholinesterase agent used to treat glaucoma.