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1

Approved for intraocular use during surgery - causes miosis (reduction in pupil size)

Acetylcholine

2

Administered by inhalation for the Dx of bronchial airway hyperreactivity in patients who do not have clinically apparent asthma

Metacholine
Direct acting cholinomimetic

3

Used to to paitients with urinary retention and heartburn, little CV stimulation
Ya produce UTI if sphincters fail to relax

Bethanechol
Selective MAChR agonist

4

Tx glaucoma and produces miosis during surgery/ophthalmic examination

Carbechol
Nonspecific cholinergic agonist

5

Oral tablet used to treat xerostomia in patients with SS
Metabolized via P450 pathways and eliminated in urine

Cevimeline

6

Xerostomia treatment for pt with SS or head and neck cancer treatment related xerostomia
Produces miosis topically and is used for glaucoma topically

Pilocarpine
Pure AChR agonist