Medicine Overview of Pilomax Tablet
Uses of Pilomax Tablet
Pilomax 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of dry mouth after radiotherapy of head and neck cancer.
Side effects of Pilomax Tablet
Headache, Sweating, Frequent urge to urinate, Flu-like symptoms.
How to use Pilomax Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pilomax 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Pilomax Tablet works
Pilomax 5mg tablet works by increasing the secretion of saliva in the mouth.
In Depth Information on Pilomax Tablet
Expert advice for Pilomax Tablet
- Inform your doctor if you have eye inflammation, suffer from asthma, liver, kidney or heart diseases, Parkinson’s disease, stomach ulcer, have problems in passing urine, high blood pressure, narrow angle glaucoma (increased eyeball pressure due to obstruction to the outflow of fluid).
- Drink sufficient water to reduce dehydration due to excessive sweating caused by pilocarpine.
- The back layer of your eye (fundus) may be examined before starting pilocarpine therapy.
- You may be regularly monitored for visual fields and intra-ocular pressure on long term therapy with pilocarpine for glaucoma.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as pilocarpine causes dizziness and blurring of vision especially in the night.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
Special precautions for Pilomax 5mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pilomax 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Pilomax 5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s+more
tudies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Pilomax 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect+more
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Pilomax 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w+more
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pilomax 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Pilomax 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pilomax 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Pilomax 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Pilomax 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Pilocarpine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Pilomax 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Pilocarpine
Pilomax can decrease the heart rate. However, it does not increase the heart rate
Pilomax increases blood pressure. However, no clinically relevant effect on weight has been reported with the use of Pilomax
Yes, Pilomax helps dry eyes by increasing the production of tears
Pilomax acts by increasing the activity of chemical acetylcholine, thereby, increasing the secretion from various glands including salivary glands and tear glands. Due to its cholinergic effect, it also constricts the pupil of the eye and improves the outflow of aqueous humor (fluid in within the eye) contributing to reduction in eyeball pressure
Yes, Pilomax causes blurred vision. But it does not cause hair loss
Pilomax decreases heart rate by increasing the effect of a chemical called as acetylcholine
Pilomax lowers intraocular pressure by constricting the ciliary muscle of the eyes, therefore increasing the outflow of fluid (aqueous humor) from posterior part of the eye.
User Submitted Feedback For Pilomax 5mg Tablet
Patients taking Pilomax 5mg Tablet
Twice A Day
Thrice A Day
Once A Day
What were the side-effects while using this medicine?
No Side Effect
Frequent urge to urinate
How do you take this medicine?
With or without food
How much was the improvement?
Please rate this medicine on price?
What are you using this medicine for?
Dry mouth after radiotherapy of head and neck cancer
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Substitutes for Pilomax
No substitutes found for this medicine