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PILOCARPINE WITH EPINEPHRINE-OPHTHALMIC, E-Pilo-1, P1E1

GENERIC NAME: PILOCARPINE WITH EPINEPHRINE - OPHTHALMIC (pie-low-KAR-peen WITH ep-in-EFF-rin, off-THAL-mick)

BRAND NAME(S): E-Pilo-1, P1E1

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This medication is used to treat glaucoma and to reduce intraocular pressure (eye pressure).

HOW TO USE: Apply this medication to the eye as directed. Try to take it at the same time each day to get into a routine of taking this. Do not stop taking this medication without first consulting your doctor. Apply eye drops to the affected eye(s) as follows: Wash hands first. To avoid contamination, be careful not to touch the dropper or let it touch your eye. Tilt your head back, gaze upward and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Place dropper directly over eye and administer the prescribed number of drops. Look downward and gently close your eye for 1 to 2 minutes. Place one finger at the corner of the eye near the nose and apply gentle pressure. This will prevent the medication from draining away from the eye. Try not to blink and do not rub the eye. Do not rinse the dropper. Wash hands after use. If you are using another kind of eye drop, wait at least five minutes before applying other medications.




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