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.
Demecarium causes constriction of the pupil (miosis), which improves the drainage of the fluid in the eye (aqueous humour). As demecarium reversibly inhibits cholinesterase, it can be...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.