miotic


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miotic

[mī′äd·ik]
(pharmacology)
Causing miosis.
Any agent that causes miosis.
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to miosis.
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Medical treatment is based on the use of miotic eye drops with or without oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
Slit lamp examination revealed nasal scleral inflammation, nasal iridolenticular touch, mild iritis, 360[degrees] unbreakable posterior synechiae preventing view of the fundus, and nasally drawn miotic pupil.
Carbachol is another miotic that is prescribed in drop form.
Results of a "miotic activity test" on albino rabbits showed that these PAMAM formulations improved pilocarpine nitrate bioavailability compared to the control and also prolonged the reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP), indicating increased precorneal residence time [82].
(1) In all cases previously reported, with the exception of two case ascertained after four miscarriages and another case was diagnosed by infertility, (12,16) while our patient was ascertained after three miscarriages, other cases were referred for Down's syndrome in offspring resulting from miotic recombination in the inverted segment.
Role of hepatic and intestinal cytochrome P450 3A and 2B6 in the metabolism, disposition, and miotic effects of methadone.
Unaffected eyes showed <0.5 mm of mydriasis and consequently the instillation of 1% apraclonidine caused reversal of anisocoria, with the miotic OSP pupil becoming larger than the normal pupil.
ACCC asked Novartis to sell the injectable miotic products used in eye surgery in Australia to the sole competitor for these products in Australia to allay competition worries, the watchdog said.
Classes of drugs examined include SERMs and SERDs, aromatase inhibitors, microtubule binding agents, HER family inhibitors, angiogenesis inhibitors, miotic inhibitors, vaccines and immunomodulators, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, and inhibitors of heat-shock proteins 90 and 27.
Medications used directly in the eye, such as miotic and nonmiotic eye medications, can cause a change in vision.
Carbachol is another miotic that is prescribed as drops and helps open the eye's drain and increase the rate of fluid flowing out of the eye.
A miotic pupil is a commonly encountered complication in cataract surgery.