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What is demecarium?

Demecarium is no longer available in the United States.

Demecarium is more commonly referred to as demecarium bromide opthalmic or its brand name Humorsol. This medication is extremely potent and must be administered by a medical professional with a great deal of care. Dosages are determined on an individual basis. Demecarium is used to lower pressure in the eye. It is often used as a treatment for glaucoma. Pressure is lowered by increasing fluid drainage. Demecarium may also be used following surgical iridectomy and to treat disorders that affect your eye's ability to focus. It should be noted that the brand name version of this drug, Humorsol, is not available in the United States anymore.

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