pilocarpine

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cholinergic alkaloid used in eyedrops to treat glaucoma

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On June 16, 1994, MGI Pharma granted Kissei Pharmaceutical an option to acquire a license for all rights to develop, manufacture, and market Salagen Tablets in Japan.
The difficulty prescriptions swallowing or Lacriserts talking, unusual (hydroxypropyl tastes or cellulose) for dry smells, thirst, eyes and Salagen tongue ulcers (pilocarpine and severe hydrochloride) and dental caries.
Saliva stimulation Rx: 5% citric acid in glycerine Disp: 30 ml Sig: 5-6 drops under the tongue 4 times daily (pH of this mix is less than 2) Salix(*) is a buffered citric acid tablet which can be sucked 3-4 times/day Rx: Ophthalmic pilocarpine 4% Disp: 40 ml Sig: 2 drops on the tongue and swallow 4 times daily (2 mg/drop) Maximum dose 4 times daily Contra-indication: cardiac arrhythmia, bronchial asthma, hypersecretory gastrointestinal disease Rx: Salagen 5 mg Disp: 100 tablets Sig: swallow 1 tablet tid Salagen is a 5 mg pilocarpine hydrochloride tablet (*) Salix SST Scandinavian pure + natural Perkasie, PA 18944, USA
However, physicians prefer to prescribe Salagen, a brand for pilocarpine.
Medications such as Salagen and Evoxac may improve saliva production, and Restasis eye drops may improve tear production.