Alphagan Eye Drop 0.2% w/v

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Allergan India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Alphagan 0.2% w/v Eye Drop

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269.59
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Alphagan Eye Drop

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Uses of Alphagan Eye Drop

Alphagan Eye Drop 0.2% w/v is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of Alphagan Eye Drop

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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 Alphagan 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 Alphagan Eye Drop works

Alphagan eye drop 0.2% w/v 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 Alphagan Eye Drop

Expert advice for Alphagan Eye Drop

  • Do not start or continue the brimonidine solution If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to brimonidine or any of the other ingredients of brimonidine solution.
  • Close your eyes for 2 or 3 minutes with your head tipped down, without blinking or squinting. Gently press your finger to the inside corner of the eye for about 1 minute, to keep the liquid from draining into your tear duct.
  • Do not touch the tip of the eye dropper or place it directly on your eye. A contaminated dropper can infect your eye, which could lead to serious vision problems.
  • Remove contact lenses prior to application and wait at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.
  • Wait at least 5 minutes before using any other eye drops your doctor has prescribed.
  • Do not use the eye drops if the liquid has changed colors or has particles in it. Call your pharmacist for new medicine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alphagan Eye Drop 0.2% w/v
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alphagan Eye Drop 0.2% w/v 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
Alphagan Eye Drop 0.2% w/v 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 Alphagan Eye Drop 0.2% w/v 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.

Alphagan Eye Drop 0.2% w/v 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 Alphaga
n Eye Drop 0.2% w/v in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alphagan 0.2% w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Brimonidine

Yes, Alphagan is a trade name of drug Alphagan
Alphagan or Alphagan tartrate is a sympatomimetic drug and not a beta blocker/steroid
Yes, feeling fatigue is a very common side effect of Alphagan. Always consult your doctor if you experience such type of side effect
Alphagan 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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