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brimonidine-tartrate

This medication is indicated for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. It can be used as monotherapy where B-blockers are ineffective or contraindicated.

Contradications

This medication should not be used in neonates and infants that are under 2 years of age. Or if there is hypersensitivity to the active ingredients of the medication or to any of its excipients. 

Side effects

Individuals using this medication may experience oral dryness, and redness, burning, itchiness and stinging of the eyes. Other side effects include conjunctival follicles (collection of lymphocytes in the eye), allergy, headache, dizziness, and fatigue. 

Expert Advice

INDICATIONS

This medication is indicated for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. It can be used as monotherapy where B-blockers are ineffective or contraindicated.

PREGNANCY

Insufficient evidence regarding its safe usage in pregnancy.

LACTATION

this medicine is contraidicated in nursing females. Consult your doctor before. 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

This medication should not be used in neonates and infants that are under 2 years of age. Or if there is hypersensitivity to the active ingredients of the medication or to any of its excipients. 

PRECAUTIONS

Caution must be observed in the following cases: Severe heart diseases, depression, cerebral (brain) or coronary insufficiency (reduced bloodflow to the heart). Raynaud's phenomenon (skin discoloration in extremeties due to sudden decrease in blood supply), orthostatic hypotension (drop in blood pressure upon standing), thromboangitis obliterans (recurring inflamation of small and medium blood vessels of hands and feet), kidney or liver impairement. Remove contact lenses before using this medication, wait for a minimum of 15 minutes before wearing them again

 

SIDE EFFECTS

Individuals using this medication may experience oral dryness, and redness, burning, itchiness and stinging of the eyes. Other side effects include conjunctival follicles (collection of lymphocytes in the eye), allergy, headache, dizziness, and fatigue. 

Medicines containing brimonidine-tartrate

Alphagan 0.2%

By Wyeth

Pack size: 5ml

Rs.559

Brimson (0.2% 5mL)

By Hudson Pharma's

Pack size: 1's

Rs.448.68