This medication is a prodrug of epinephrine, prescribed for glaucoma, a condition in which increased eye pressure can lead to gradual loss of vision. It decreases the pressure in the eye.
Contraindicated in patients with narrow angle glaucoma and hypersensitivity.
The usual dosage (ophthalmic solution 0.1%) is one drop into the eye(s) every 12 hours.
It comes as eye drops to instill over the affected eyes as directed by your physician.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high blood pressure, heart or blood vessel disease, irregular heartbeat or asthma, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Avoid using contact lenses while using this eye drops.
Eye irritation, discomfort, burning, stinging, inflammation, swelling, pain, blurred vision and increased sensitivity to light and glare.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature in the dark and away from excess heat and moisture. Keep away from children.
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