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

(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.
Topical application of 0.03% echothiophate iodide or 0.025% Isoflurophate (both organophosphates) has been successful for T.
In the present study, we evaluated this possibility by measuring light emission upon stimulation with KCI or veratridine of synaptosomes pretreated with 47 [micro]mol [1.sup.-1] of echothiophate iodide, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor.