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Discontinued Medication - Pilocarpine 2% and 4% Eye Drop

posted Jul 22, 2018, 9:18 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Jul 22, 2018, 9:19 PM by Ho Ai Wui ]
20 July 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 283/2018):
Name of Medication: Pilocarpine 2% and 4%
Form: Eye Drop
Company: Alcon Laboratories (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Formulary Category: Standard

The sole distributor of Pilocarpine both 2% and 4% eye drops, Alcon Laboratories (M) Sdn. Bhd., had ceased their production and our pharmacy will supply our patients until all our current stocks have been used up.

However, doctors can consider to use other Standard Formulary eye drops such as Latanoprost and Timolol as an alternative for our patients.