Treating glaucoma. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Carbachol drops are a cholinergic agent. The exact way carbachol drops works is not fully understood. It works by contracting the iris and other parts of the eye, resulting in reduction of eye pressure.
Veil or curtain appearing across part of vision
Symptoms of too much medicine being absorbed into the body
Diarrhea, stomach cramps or pain, or vomiting
flushing or redness of face
frequent urge to urinate
shortness of breath, wheezing, or tightness in chest
unusual tiredness or weakness
watering of mouth
Some of the side effects that can occur with carbachol ophthalmic may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:
Blurred vision or change in near or distance vision
stinging or burning of the eye
irritation or redness of eyes
twitching of eyelids
(intraocular solution, ophthalmic solution, compounding powder)