pilocarpine


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cholinergic alkaloid used in eyedrops to treat glaucoma

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The functional anatomy and pathology of lithium-pilocarpine and highdose pilocarpine seizures.
Sweat testing by pilocarpine iontophoresis using the Wescor Macroduct Sweat Collection System (Wescor, Inc, Logan, Utah) method is used in Texas Children's Hospital.
The segmental palsy of the sphincter persisted along with weakness of accommodation on withdrawal of pilocarpine even after 6 weeks.
Pilocarpine and pentylenetetrazole (PTZ) were obtained from Sigma-Aldrich (St.
The impetus for the study was an anecdotal report a few years ago of marked clinical improvement in cyclophos-phamide-induced vaginal dryness in four patients, along with a separate earlier report of significantly decreased vaginal dryness as a secondary outcome measure in a phase III trial of pilocarpine for oral and ocular dryness in patients with Sjogren's syndrome (Arch.
Systemic administration of pilocarpine can cause side effects due to parasympathetic intoxication such as sialorrhea, vomiting, diarrhea and bradycardia (GRAHN & STOREY, 2004).
The impetus for the study was an anecdotal report a few years ago of marked clinical improvement in cyclophosphamide induced vaginal dryness in four patients, along with a separate earlier report of significantly decreased vaginal dryness as a secondary outcome measure in a phase III trial of pilocarpine for oral and ocular dryness in patients with Sjogren's syndrome (Arch.
The pilocarpine iontophoresis and sweat-chloride quantitation method in this document is used to rule in or rule out cystic fibrosis, and is recommended by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Dry mouth can be relieved by drinking water, chewing sugar-free gum or using artificial saliva or saliva stimulants (such as pilocarpine and cevimeline).
Among its most recent launches is pilocarpine hydrochloride 7.
For the field test, researchers minimized collection time and maximized the amount of sweat collected by increasing the concentration of pilocarpine (the substance that stimulates perspiration), increasing the voltage that induces the pilocarpine, using more than one collection device and using a collection device modified for this purpose by the manufacturer (under a subcontract).
A new medication that improves on pilocarpine side effects and results is Cevimeline.
Peripheral sweat rate was measured each visit using pilocarpine iontophoresis.
Additional preventive considerations include pilocarpine prescribed to assist salivary flow to minimize xerostomia, topical fluoride to control dental caries, and possibly the use of artificial salivary supplements.