Who should not use echothiophate ophthalmic solution?

If you had an allergic reaction to echothiophate ophthalmic solution in the past or are allergic to any of its ingredients, do not use it. Do not use this medication if you have angle closure glaucoma. You might have problems with this drug if you have:

  • asthma
  • a seizure disorder
  • Parkinson's disease
  • a urinary blockage or problem
  • an overactive thyroid
  • heart failure
  • blood pressure issues
  • a history of heart attack
  • any stomach ulcer or spasm problem

Echothiophate ophthalmic solution may cause harm to a developing fetus. If you operate machinery or drive at night, you should use caution because it shrinks the pupil, which can reduce vision in low-light conditions.

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