Miochol-E

Generic Name: Acetylcholine

  • What is Miochol-E?

    Miochol-E is an eye medicine that is used to constrict the pupils of your eye seconds after a cataract surgery or other eye surgeries.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Miochol-E?

    Miochol-E should be prepared immediately before use. Your doctor will discard any unused solution after opening Miochol-E.

  • Who should not take Miochol-E?

    Your doctor will not use Miochol-E if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Miochol-E?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Miochol-E. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have other eye conditions.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults: Your doctor will administer the appropriate dose for you, based on your condition.

  • How should I take Miochol-E?

    Your doctor will administer Miochol-E for you.

  • What should I avoid while taking Miochol-E?

    Your doctor will not use Miochol-E if blister or peelable backing is damaged or broken.

    Your doctor will not use Miochol-E if it is not clear and colorless.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Miochol-E?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Miochol-E at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Miochol-E?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: clouding or swelling of the cornea (the clear tissue over the pupil of the eye), difficulty breathing, flushing, low blood pressure, slow heartbeat, sweating

  • Can I receive Miochol-E if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Miochol-E during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Miochol-E?

    Miochol-E should be given under special circumstances determined by your doctor.

  • How should I store Miochol-E?

    Your doctor will store this medication for you.