Pilocarpine-Optifilm® – Eye Drops For Treatment of Glaucoma


Pilocarpine nitrate 1% or 2%

Pharmacological Action

Pilocarpine nitrate is a parasympathomimetic agent with primarily the muscarinic effects of acetylcholine, resulting in the reduction of intraocular pressure.

Pilocarpine reaches its effect in 10-30 minutes after application. The reduction usually persists for 4-14 hours.


  • Closed-angle glaucoma as a definitive treatment or prior to surgery
  • Open-angle glaucoma
  • To counteract the mydriatic effects of sympathomimetic agents



Side Effects

In rare cases, it may produce symptoms of ciliary spasm.


Unless otherwise prescribed by the physician, the normal dose is 1-2 drops in each eye 1-2 times daily.

How Supplied

Dropper bottle of 15 ml 1% or 2%.

Keep all medicaments out of reach of children

Product of: AMOUN PHARMACEUTICAL CO. El-Obour City, Cairo, Egypt. ATC Code: S01EB01