BRIMONIDINE (brim ON ih dene)

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1 (ML) Alphagan 0.15% 5ml $22.99 $22.99
3 (ML) Alphagan 0.15% 5ml $19.00 $56.99
1 (ML) Alphagan .2% 5ml $19.99 $19.99
3 (ML) Alphagan .2% 5ml $17.66 $52.99


Alphagan is primarily indicated for the management of Open-Angle Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension. Generic Brimonidine is a main pharmaceutical ingredient present in this ophthalmic preparation and it is an alpha-adrenergic agonist.

How generic Brimonidine works?

Brimonidine works in two different ways like-

  • Firstly, it works by reducing the formation of aqueous humor.
  • Secondly, it acts by enhancing the fluid drainage from the eyes.

 Both above mentioned actions results in the fall of increased Intraocular Pressure and helps in managing the symptoms of open angle glaucoma.

When Alphagan is not administered?

  • If you are hypersensitive to Brimonidine
  • In case of Acute-Angle Glaucoma
  • In case of infant or a child younger than 2 years old.

What are the Drug Interactions of Alphagan?

·         Furazolidone

·         Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)

·         Tricyclic Antidepressant drugs like Amitriptyline and Imipramine

How to store Alphagan?

·         Keep it away from the direct reach of heat and light.

·         Properly store this eye drop at the room temperature 300 C.

Method of administration of Alphagan-

  • Wash your face, eyes and hands properly with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Slightly tilt your head backward, pull down your eyelid and make a pocket like structure.
  • Allow a one drop into the affected eyes and close your eyes for 1to2 minutes.

One drop of Alphagan in the affected eye(s), three times in a day after every 8 hours.

What are the side-effects of Alphagan?

  • Burning sensation in the eye
  • Fluid discharge from the eyes
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Dryness of the eyes

What safety tips should be adopted while instilling this eye drop?

  • Remove your contact lens and eye makeup before using this eye drop.
  • Do not touch the tip of dropper with your hands.
  • Pregnant and lactating mother should not instill this eye drop without consult your doctor.
  • Be careful while driving as this drug may affect your ability to drive and makes you drowsy and unclear vision. 

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