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Pilocarpine (Pilocarpine) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Pilocarpine and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (9)
Life Threatening Events (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Drug Ineffective (5)Intraocular Pressure Increased (2)Post Procedural Complication (2)Iris Bombe (2)Anterior Chamber Inflammation (2)Iris Adhesions (2)Angle Closure Glaucoma (2)Iris Disorder (2)Intraocular Pressure Test Abnormal (2)Glaucoma (1)Anaphylactic Reaction (1)Headache (1)

Possible Pilocarpine side effects in 34 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-09

Patient: 34 year old female

Reactions: Angle Closure Glaucoma

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pilocarpine



Possible Pilocarpine side effects in 85 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-07-02

Patient: 85 year old female

Reactions: Intraocular Pressure Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 500 mg, unk

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 250 mg, qid

Acetazolamide
    Dosage: 125 mg, qid

Azopt
    Dosage: 1 df, tid

Iopidine
    Dosage: 1 df, tid

Pilocarpine

Pred Forte
    Dosage: 1 df, qid

Other drugs received by patient: Voltaren; Metoclopramide



Possible Pilocarpine side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-14

Patient: 60 year old male

Reactions: Intraocular Pressure Increased, Post Procedural Complication, Flat Anterior Chamber of Eye, Headache, Lens Extraction, Angle Closure Glaucoma

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Isopto Carpine
    Dosage: (twice daily ophthalmic)

Isopto Carpine
    Dosage: (qid ophthalmic)

Maxidex
    Dosage: (qid ophthalmic)

Pilocarpine
    Dosage: (ophthalmic)



Possible Pilocarpine side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-07

Patient: 81 year old female

Reactions: Glaucoma, Visual Field Defect, Drug Ineffective

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azopt
    Dosage: (ophthalmic)
    Indication: Open Angle Glaucoma
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2010-12-01

Pilocarpine
    Indication: Open Angle Glaucoma
    Start date: 2010-01-01



Possible Pilocarpine side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-05

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pilocarpine

Other drugs received by patient: Trazodone HCL; Digoxin; Lorazepam; Atenolol



Possible Pilocarpine side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-08

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pilocarpine

Other drugs received by patient: Lorazepam; Atenolol; Trazodone HCL; Digoxin



Possible Pilocarpine side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2011-11-04

Patient: 60 year old male, weighing 49.9 kg (109.8 pounds)

Reactions: Post Procedural Complication, Anaphylactic Reaction, Allergy Test Positive

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pilocarpine
    Indication: Surgery
    Start date: 2011-04-21
    End date: 2011-04-22

Pilocarpine
    Indication: Surgery
    Start date: 2011-04-21
    End date: 2011-04-22



Possible Pilocarpine side effects in 67 year old male

Reported by a physician from China on 2011-10-20

Patient: 67 year old male

Reactions: Anterior Chamber Inflammation, Iris Disorder, Drug Ineffective, Iris Bombe, Iris Adhesions, Intraocular Pressure Test Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pilocarpine
    Indication: Intraocular Pressure Increased

Timolol Maleate
    Indication: Intraocular Pressure Increased



Possible Pilocarpine side effects in 67 year old male

Reported by a physician from China on 2011-10-19

Patient: 67 year old male

Reactions: Iris Disorder, Anterior Chamber Inflammation, Drug Ineffective, Iris Bombe, Iris Adhesions, Intraocular Pressure Test Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pilocarpine
    Indication: Intraocular Pressure Increased

Timolol Maleate
    Indication: Intraocular Pressure Increased

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