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Pilocar Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Pilocar causes constriction of the pupils and reduces pressure within the eye. It is used to treat the increased pressure of open-angle glaucoma and to lower eye pressure before surgery for acute angle-closure glaucoma. It can be used alone or in combination with other medications.

Pilocar Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 1 or 2 drops up to 6 times a day, depending on the severity of the glaucoma.

Uses of Pilocar

  • It is used to treat the increased pressure of open-angle glaucoma.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Pilocar

Before taken Pilocar medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Pilocar. Side effects may include:

  • Cloudy vision
  • Detached retina
  • Headache over your eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Reduced vision in poor light
  • Spasms of the eyelids
  • Tearing eyes

Warnings and precautions before taking Pilocar:

  • Pilocar may make it difficult for you to see in the dark. Be careful driving at night, or doing any hazardous activity in dim light.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Pilocar with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Pilocar with other drugs.


After taken Pilocar if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Pilocar overdose is unknown.

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