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Alphagan-p
Product Details
Generic Name: Brimonidine ophthalmic
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Brand Name: Alphagan P
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Introduction
Alphagan P also known as Brimonidine is a medicine used for curing ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma and acts through increasing the amount that drains from eye through uveoscleral outflow and decreasing synthesis of aqueous humor. As a cure for glaucoma, Alphagan P is usually given in eyedrop form. Alpha 2 agonists inhibit the activity of adenylate cyclase reduces cAMP. On the other hand, peripheral alpha 2 agonist activity results in vasoconstriction of blood vessels. This vasoconstriction might enlighten the acute reduction in aqueous humor flow.
Doses of Alphagan P
  • Take Alphagan P as recommended by your doctor; however not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • Wash your hands clean before using eye drops.
  • Those who are using contact lenses, wait for at least 15 minutes after using Alphagan P before putting back the lenses.
  • Don’t use Alphagan P eye drops if liquid has particles in it or has changed colors.
  • In case of missed dose, use it as soon as you remember, don’t additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Get emergency medical help, in case of overdose; symptoms are not observed yet.
  • Store Alphagan P at normal room temperature away from heat and moisture.