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Can my child use pilocarpine?

Your child should not use pilocarpine tablets. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not determined whether pilocarpine is safe or effective in children, so avoid giving it to them. Talk to your child's doctor about the risks of pilocarpine and alternative treatments for your child's condition.

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