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brimonidine

 [brĭ-mo´nĭ-dēn]
an alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist used as the tartrate salt in treatment of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension; administered topically to the conjunctiva.

brimonidine

/bri·mo·ni·dine/ (brĭ-mo´nĭ-dēn) an α agonist used as the tartrate salt in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

brimonidine

[bri-mō′ni-dēn]
an alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist used as the tartrate salt in treatment of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. It is administered topically to the conjunctiva.

brimonidine

A drug used in the form of eyedrops in the treatment of GLAUCOMA. The drug may be used when beta-blocker eyedrops are medically undesirable or when they are inadeqately effective in controlling the glaucoma. A brand name is Alphagan.

brimonidine

an alpha2-adrenergic receptor agonist used topically to reduce intraocular pressure in the treatment of glaucoma.
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2% brimonidine in terms of mean reduction of intraocular pressure to prevent post neodymium: Yatrium-aluminium garnet (Nd: YAG) laser capsulotomy pressure spike.
025%), which Bausch + Lomb called the first and only O-T-C eye drop developed with low-dose brimonidine tartrate for the treatment of ocular redness.
0% unlicensed for Preservative free Stinging/burning, glaucoma allergy, blurring Brimonidine tartrate Brimonidine Tartrate Conjunctival 0.
A 26-year-old asthmatic pregnant patient whose juvenile open-angle glaucoma had been controlled for 12 years with timolol, brimonidine, and latanoprost presented to the glaucoma service in her second trimester of pregnancy because of an uncontrolled IOP (44 mm Hg in both eyes) detected by her ophthalmologist.
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Drug Class How it works Dipivefrin Adrenergics Reduces (Propine); intraocular pressure brimonidine (Alphagan) Apraclonidine Alpha-2 Decreases intraocular fluid (Lopidine) adrenergics production; increases drainage Betaxolol Beta blockers Decreases (Betoptic) intraocular fluid production Brinzolamide Carbonic Decreases anhydrase intraocular (Azopt) inhibitors fluid production Pilocarpine Cholinergics Increases drainage of (Isopto) intraocular fluid Dorzolomide Combination Decreases beta blocker/ intraocular (Cosopt) carbonic fluid anhydrase production inhibitor Travaprost Prostaglandin Increases analogs drainage of (Travatan) intraocular fluid
SAN FRANCISCO -- Toxic exposures to brimonidine tartrate affected 43-55 patients per year between 2000 and 2005, and more than half of them were children aged 5 years and younger, Dr.
My wife has been using Cosopt, Xalatan, and brimonidine to treat glaucoma.
Another drug in this class is brimonidine (Alphagan).