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carbacholA cholinergic agonist, which acts on muscarinic and nicotinic receptors. It is used in ophthalmology to manage glaucoma and in ophthalmic surgery.
Carbachol’s parasympathomimetic effect precludes its use in patients with asthma, bradycardia, hypotension, coronary artery disease, peptic ulcers and urinary incontinence.
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