Pilocarpine belongs to a class of medications called cholinergic agonists. It works by increasing aqueous humor excretion and contracting some parts of eye muscle to lower intraocular pressure. It is indicated for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure, prevention of elevated intraocular pressure after laser surgery, and induction of miosis (constriction of pupil).
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