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Please explain why pilocarpine is used in glaucoma?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology

In brief: Because it works

Pilocarpine is the oldest medication for glaucoma.
It reduces pressure by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor from the eye. It has a lot of side-effects and must be used 3-4 times per day.

In brief: Because it works

Pilocarpine is the oldest medication for glaucoma.
It reduces pressure by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor from the eye. It has a lot of side-effects and must be used 3-4 times per day.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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