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  • α2 Agonist
    5 Drugs classified under this drug class

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    Alphagan P
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    Alphagan P

    α2 Agonist. Brimonidine Tartrate 1.5 mg/ml.
    OPHTH. SOLN: 5 ml. 1 drop in affect.
    eye(s) x 3 dly, approx. every 8 hrs.
    Reduct. of elevated IOP in pts. with openangle glaucoma or ocular hypertens.
    C/I: Hypersens., neonates and infants
    under 2 yrs old.

    Brimonidine Teva
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    Brimonidine Teva

    α2 Agonist. Brimonidine Tartrate 0.15% w/v.
    OPHTH. SOLN: 5 ml. 1 drop 2 x dly.
    When IOP peaks in afternoon or
    additional IOP control need: 1 drop
    may be added in the afternoon. May
    be used concom. with other ophth.
    prods. to be admin. at least 5 mins
    apart. Not recommend. child 2-12 yrs.
    Lower. IOP with open-angle glaucoma or
    oc. hypertens.
    C/I: Known hypersens., pts. receiving
    MAOI’s; lactation; child under 2 yrs.

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    α2 Agonist. Clonidine HCl 25 mcg.
    TABS: 30. 1 tab. 2 x dly. incr. if necess.
    See lit.
    Proph. of migraine, recur. vasc.
    headache, menopause flushing.

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    Multiple ingredients

    α2 Agonist, β Blocker. Brimonidine Tartrate 2 mg/ml, Timolol Maleate 5 mg/ml.
    OPHTH. SOLN: 5 ml. 1 drop in affect.
    eye/s 2 x dly (± every 12 hrs.). If using
    more than one top. ophth. soln, use 10
    mins apart.
    Chron. open-angle glaucoma, ocular
    hypertens. not suffic. respond. to IOP
    reduct. monother. or use not appropriate.
    C/I: Hypersens., bronch. asth./history
    thereof, severe chron. obstruct. pulm.
    dis., sinus bradycard., 2nd/3rd degree
    atrioventric block, overt card. fail.,
    cardogen shock, MAOI ther.

    Iopidine 0.5%
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    Iopidine 0.5%

    α2 Agonist. Apraclonidine (as HCl) 5 mg/ml.
    EYE DROPS: 5 ml. 1-2 drops 3 x dly.
    Short term adjunct. ther. in pts. on max.
    tolerated ther., who req. addit. ther., to
    reduce IOP.