Carbachol is another miotic
that is prescribed as drops and helps open the eye's drain and increase the rate of fluid flowing out of the eye.
0x (borderline ocular cholinesterase glaucoma or glaucoma inhibitors ocular suspect) cholinergic miotics
ocular carbonic anhydrase inhibitors ocular sympathomimetics ocular prostaglandin analogues * International Classification of Diseases, 9th Clinical Modification where x indicates any digit.
Table 7: Global Osteoporosis Drug Market (2006): Breakdown of Value Sales of Leading Drug Brands - Fosamax, Evista, Boniva, Forteo, Actonel and Miacalcin (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51 Osteoporosis Therapeutics: A Peek into the Major Brands II-52 Arthritis II-52 Cataract II-53 Glaucoma II-53 Anti- Glaucoma Ophthalmic Drugs II-53 Beta-Adrenergic Blockers or "Beta Blockers" II-54 Timolol II-54 Levobunolol II-54 Carteolol II-54 Metipranolol II-55 Betaxolol II-55 Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors II-55 Prostaglandins II-55 Miotics
II-55 Other Treatments II-55
CAL software consisted of experiments on ocular effects of miotics
and mydriatics in rabbit, drug effects on ciliary motility of frog esophagus, isolated frog heart, blood pressure and heart rate of dog and bioassay of histamine on the ileum of guinea pig.
Beta-blockers, prostaglandin analogues, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and miotics
are category C drugs.
Drugs used in glaucoma and miotics
- prostaglandin analogues
The glaucomatous attack can be broken by miotics
and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and at a later stage bilateral laser iridotomies are created.