Carbachol Pharmacology


About Carbachol
An ophthalmic parasympathomimetic, a choline ester, Antiglaucoma agent.
Mechanism of Action of Carbachol
Carbachol is a potent parasympathomimetic drug which produces constriction of the iris and ciliary body and produces reduction in intraocular pressure.
Pharmacokinets of Carbachol
Onset of Action for Carbachol
Duration of Action for Carbachol
Half Life of Carbachol
Side Effects of Carbachol
1. Myopia
2. Periorbital headache
3. Blurred vision
4. Ciliary spasm
5. Browache
6. Conjunctival irritation
7. Stinging
8. Burning
9. Keratitis
10. Lens opacity
11. Lacrimation
12. Retinal detachment
13. Itching
14. Changes in visual field
Contra-indications of Carbachol
Hypersensitivity to Carbachol
Special Precautions while taking Carbachol
1.Cardiac failure
2.Bronchial asthma
3.Peptic ulcer
5.Gastrointestinal spasm
6.Urinary tract obstruction
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Carbachol
Interactions for Carbachol
Typical Dosage for Carbachol
Instil 1 - 2 drop 3- 4times daily.
Schedule of Carbachol
Storage Requirements for Carbachol
Store in a cool dry place in a tightly closed container. Protect from heat and light. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Carbachol
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Carbachol
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Carbachol in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including carbachol.

However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for carbachol and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for carbachol may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take carbachol only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for carbachol before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for carbachol with the pharmacy.

Carbachol is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for carbachol might be better known than carbachol itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have carbachol in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for carbachol.