• Miscellaneous ocular agents

Miscellaneous ocular agents:

Indications for MIOCHOL E:

To obtain miosis of the iris in seconds after delivery of the lens in cataract surgery, in penetrating keratoplasty, iridectomy and other anterior segment surgery where rapid miosis may be required.

Adult:

Prepare soln immediately before use. Syringe filter has priming volume of 0.6mL. Instill into the anterior chamber before or after securing one or more sutures. 0.5–2mL produces satisfactory miosis.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Open under aseptic conditions only.

Pharmacologic Class:

Parasympathomimetic.

Interactions:

May be antagonized by topical NSAIDs.

Adverse Reactions:

Ocular effects (eg, corneal edema/clouding/decompensation); rare: systemic effects (eg, bradycardia, hypotension, flushing, breathing difficulties, sweating).

How Supplied:

Blister pack—1 (vial + electrolyte diluent + sterile filter)