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Does pilocarpine drop constrict the dialated pupil completely to the normal or does it shows very less constriction. How to verify if the drops work?
Miosis: Topical Pilocarpine is a pupillary constrictor. In a normal pupil the Pilocarpine will make the pupil smaller than normal. If the pupil has been previously dilated it will not necessarily constrict the pupil to normal or smaller. It depends on what dilated your pupil. Some dilating agents like Atropine are not reversed by pilocarpine. Weaker agents like mydriacl will be slowly over-come by pilo. ...Read more
Yes: cholinesterase inhibitors for topical use in glaucoma treatment enhance the effect of endogenously liberated acetylcholine in iris, ciliary muscle, and other parasympathetically innervated structures of the eye. It thereby causes miosis, increase in facility of outflow of aqueous humor, fall in intraocular pressure, and potentiation of accommodation. ...Read more
Tuesday 6am awoke to severe jaw pain & and constriction around chest (below breast line).
This morning , 6:40am, again. Pupils 1/2 size of dime?
WARNING!: These symptoms must be considered as Heart Disease. You may be about to have a heart attack. You require a Cardiology consultation thru your docs office or thru the ER. Call 911 if pain recurs or go see your doc today. Jaw pain can be referred pain from your heart,so,this along with constricting chest pain must b immediately evaluated. Let us know how u r. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They are supposed to: Pupils are supposed to constantly change as they react to light and accommodate to help focus on a subject. ...Read more
No: No, that's not possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many causes: Without more information, the most inclusive answer is numerous medical conditions, prescription and non-prescription medications, and/or illicit substances. Some of these conditions and/or medications/substances can be harmful/lethal without medical attention. ...Read more
Not too bright: Because you're in a bright environment. Go to a room where there isn't as much light and your pupils will dialate. ...Read more