MiostatActive Ingredient(s): Carbachol
FDA Approved: * September 28, 1972
Pharm Company: * ALCON
Category: Vision / Eye Health
Carbachol, also known as carbamylcholine and sold under the brand name Miostat among others, is a cholinomimetic drug that binds and activates acetylcholine receptors. Thus it is classified as a cholinergic agonist. It is primarily used for various ophthalmic purposes, such as for treating glaucoma, or for use during ophthalmic surgery. It is generally administered as an ophthalmic solution (i.e., eye drops). Carbachol produces effects comparable to those of sarin if a massive overdose is adm... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.