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Pilopine HS (Pilocarpine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic) - Summary

 
 



PILOPINE HS SUMMARY

PILOPINE HS® (pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic gel) 4% is a sterile topical ophthalmic aqueous gel which contains more than 90% water and employs CARBOPOL 940, a synthetic high molecular weight cross-linked polymer of acrylic acid, to impart a high viscosity.

Pilopine HS (pilocarpine OPHTHALMIC) is indicated for the following:

Pilocarpine Hydrochloride is a miotic (parasympathomimetic) used to control intraocular pressure. It may be used in combination with other miotics, beta blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, sympathomimetics or hyperosmotic agents.


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Published Studies Related to Pilopine HS (Pilocarpine Ophthalmic)

A 12-week, double-masked, parallel-group study of the safety and efficacy of travoprost 0.004% compared with pilocarpine 1% in Chinese patients with primary angle-closure and primary angle-closure glaucoma. [2011.08]
OBJECTIVE: To examine the intraocular pressure-lowering efficacy and safety of travoprost 0.004% and pilocarpine 1% in Chinese patients with primary angle-closure (PAC) and primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG) after laser iridotomy in China... CONCLUSIONS: Travoprost 0.004% once daily provides effective IOP-lowering efficacy with significantly greater IOP reduction from baseline when compared with pilocarpine 1% 4 times daily at 4 PM over the 12-week period. Travoprost 0.004% once daily is safe and well tolerated in PAC or PACG patients.

Efficacy and safety of latanoprost versus pilocarpine/timolol maleate fixed combination in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. [2008.12]
PURPOSE: This study aimed to compare the safety and effect on intraocular pressure (IOP) of latanoprost given every evening versus pilocarpine/timolol maleate fixed combination (PTFC) given twice daily in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) or ocular hypertension (OH)... CONCLUSIONS: Both PTFC and latanoprost are efficacious in reducing diurnal IOP in POAG or OH. However, PTFC may be more effective in the late morning and may have a greater incidence of mild ocular side-effects.

The effect of timolol-dorzolamide and timolol-pilocarpine combinations on ocular blood flow in patients with glaucoma. [2006.06]
PURPOSE: To investigate the effect of timolol-dorzolamide and timolol-pilocarpine fixed combinations on retrobulbar vessel blood flow. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, masked, crossover clinical trial... CONCLUSIONS: The timolol-dorzolamide combination increases the end diastolic velocity in central retinal artery, despite a lower intraocular pressure decrease, suggesting an effect on retinal circulation.

Additivity of pilocarpine to bimatoprost in ocular hypertension and early glaucoma. [2005.06]
PURPOSE: To determine if the intraocular pressure (IOP) effect of pilocarpine at various concentrations is additive to that of bimatoprost and to assess the tolerability of this combination... CONCLUSION: Bimatoprost alone reduces IOP substantially. Pilocarpine added to bimatoprost at concentrations of 2%, 4%, or 6% was neither additive nor antagonistic to the ocular hypotensive efficacy of bimatoprost.

A 12-week, double-masked, parallel-group study of the safety and efficacy of travoprost 0.004% compared with pilocarpine 1% in Chinese patients with primary angle-closure and primary angle-closure glaucoma. [2011]
iridotomy in China... CONCLUSIONS: Travoprost 0.004% once daily provides effective IOP-lowering

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