Alcon Brimo Eye Drop

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Alcon Laboratories

Composition for Alcon Brimo 0.15% w/v Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Ocular hypertension, Glaucoma
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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Alcon Brimo Eye Drop

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Uses of Alcon Brimo Eye Drop

Alcon Brimo Eye Drop is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.
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Side effects of Alcon Brimo Eye Drop

Common

Headache, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Burning sensation in eye, Conjunctival hyperemia , Fatigue, Stinging in the eyes, Drowsiness, Eye itching, Allergic reaction in eye.

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How to use Alcon Brimo Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Alcon Brimo Eye Drop works

Alcon Brimo Eye Drop decreases the pressure in the eyeball by decreasing the formation of aqueous humor (clear watery fluid filling the space in front of an eyeball ).

In Depth Information on Alcon Brimo Eye Drop

Expert advice for Alcon Brimo Eye Drop

  • Helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • For best results, put one drop 2-3 times daily in the affected eye(s).
  • Alcon brimo may cause allergic reaction in the form of eyelid swelling, eye discomfort, foreign-object sensation, redness and itching. Notify your doctor if any of these occur.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop. This minimizes the risk of side effects.
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Remove contact lenses before using Betagan and allow at least 15 minutes before re-inserting them.
  • When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-15 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alcon Brimo Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alcon Brimo Eye Drop is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Alcon Brimo Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

To reduce the amount of Alcon Brimo Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Alcon Brimo Eye Drop may cause blurred or abnormal vision. This effect may seem worse at night or in reduced lighting and this may affect the ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alcon B
rimo Eye Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alcon B
rimo Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Brimonidine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alcon Brimo 0.15% w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Brimonidine

Yes, Alphagan is a trade name of drug Alcon brimo
Alcon brimo or Alcon brimo tartrate is a sympatomimetic drug and not a beta blocker/steroid
Yes, feeling fatigue is a very common side effect of Alcon brimo. Always consult your doctor if you experience such type of side effect
Alcon brimo causing this side effect is very rare. It may be because of overdose of other alpha2-agonists. Always consult your doctor if you experience such type of side effect
It reduces the intraocular pressure by reducing the amount of fluid in the eye.
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