Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution

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Allergan India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution

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Primarily used for

Ocular hypertension, Preservation of the medicinal products, Glaucoma
333.96
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution

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Uses of Brimonidine

Brimonidine is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.
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Side effects of Brimonidine

Common

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

How Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution works

Brimonidine decreases the pressure in the eyeball by decreasing the formation of aqueous humor (clear watery fluid filling the space in front of an eyeball ).
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Uses of Stabilized Oxychloro

Stabilized Oxychloro is used in preservation of the medicinal products.

In Depth Information on Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution

Expert advice for Brimonidine

  • 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).
  • Brimonidine 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.
Alphagan P Opthalmic Solution related warnings
Special precautions for Alphagan P Opthalmic Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Alphagan P 0.15% O
pthalmic Solution during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution 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
Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution is probably safe to use
in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution is probably safe to use
in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Alphagan P 0.15% Opthalmic Solution

Frequently asked questions about Brimonidine

Q. Is Brimonidine the same as Alphagan?
Yes, Alphagan is a trade name of drug Brimonidine
Q. Is Brimonidine or Brimonidine tartrate a beta blocker/steroid?
Brimonidine or Brimonidine tartrate is a sympatomimetic drug and not a beta blocker/steroid
Q. Does Brimonidine cause fatigue?
Yes, feeling fatigue is a very common side effect of Brimonidine. Always consult your doctor if you experience such type of side effect
Q. Why does Brimonidine cause miosis?
Brimonidine 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
Q. How does Brimonidine lower intraocular pressure (iop)?
It reduces the intraocular pressure by reducing the amount of fluid in the eye.
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Substitutes for Alphagan P

No substitutes found for this medicine
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