Definitions for "Pilocarpine"
An alkaloid extracted from jaborandi (Pilocarpus pennatifolius) as a white amorphous or crystalline substance which has a peculiar effect on the vasomotor system.
A slowly hydrolyzed muscarinic agonist with no nicotinic effects. Pilocarpine is used as a miotic and in the treatment of glaucoma.
cholinergic alkaloid used in eyedrops to treat glaucoma
A direct-acting cholinomimetic.