Active Ingredient(s): Demecarium
FDA Approved: * August 5, 1959
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Vision / Eye Health

Demecarium bromide, trade name Humorsol, is a carbamate parasympathomimetic drug that acts as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, and is used as a glaucoma medication. It is applied directly to the eye in order to reduce elevated intraocular pressure associated with glaucoma.[1] Demecarium causes constriction of the pupil (miosis), which improves the drainage of the fluid in the eye (aqueous humour).[2] As demecarium reversibly inhibits cholinesterase, it can be... [wikipedia]

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