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  • α2 Agonist
    6 Drugs classified under this drug class


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    Alphagan P
    Allergan
    RX
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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
    Teva
    RX
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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.

    Clonnirit
    Rafa
    RX
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    Clonnirit

    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.

    Combigan
    Allergan
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Combigan

    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%
    Lapidot
    RX
    not in the basket chart
    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.

    Simbrinza
    Novartis
    RX
    partial basket chart
    Multiple ingredients
    Simbrinza

    Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor, α2 Agonist. Brinzolamide 10 mg/ml, Brimonidine Tartrate 2 mg/ml.
    BOTTLE: 5 ml. 1 dr×2/d in the affected eye(s). See lit.
    Decrease of elevated intraoc. pressure (IOP) in adult pts. with open-ang. glauc. or ocular hypertens. for whom monotherapy provides insuffic. IOP reduct.
    C/I: Hypersens. Hypersens. to sulphonamides. Pts. receiving MAO inhib.
    Pts on antidepressant. which affect noradrenergic transmission (e.g. TCA's & mianserin). Pts. with severe renal impair. Pts. with hyperchloraemic acidosis.
    Neonates & infants under the age of 2 yrs.

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