What is Pilocarpine?

An alkaloid obtained from the leaves of Pilocarpus microphyllus or P. jaborandi (family Rutaceae), shrubs of the West Indies and tropical America; a parasympathomimetic agent used experimentally to induce seizures externally as a miotic and in the treatment of glaucoma; used as the hydrochloride and the nitrate salts.

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Is the pilocarpin is a mouth wash or a tablet to take?

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Available as tablet and also as eye drops

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how to reverse the effect of pilocarpine 1 % eye drop? px has bad reaction with that

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conservative management

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Pilocarpine drops will wash off from the body...

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Due to sjogren's sleep is next to impossible, drinking water doesen't help. What can be done to overcome the dryness so I can breath and swallow as...

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Sjogrens Syndrome

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