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What is Isopto Carpine?

Isopto Carpine (pilocarpine hydrochloride) is a prescription eyedrop that can treat glaucoma. Your doctor may prescribe it for long-term glaucoma treatment or to reduce the pressure in your eye before you have glaucoma surgery. Glaucoma can cause blindness by building pressure in your eye and damaging your optic nerve. Isopto Carpine contracts your pupils and lowers the pressure in your eye. The medication is classified as a miotic and can also be found under the brand names Pilocar and Pilopine HS Gel.

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