Echothiophate Iodide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Echothiophate Iodide?

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• This medicine is used to treat glaucoma.

• This medicine is used to treat cross-eyed children.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have eye infection, surgery, or trauma, start new vial of medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Eye irritation.

• Decreased night vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require clear vision. Keep work area well lit.

• Flushing. Wearing layers of clothes or summer clothes and cool environment may help.

• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.

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