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Drug information on Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml) (Brimonidine) from Allergan India Pvt. Ltd.

Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml)

Allergan India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Brimonidine
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml) may be prescribed

Side effects of Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml)

  Heart: Hypertension and slow heart rate.

  Central Nervous System: Weakness, depression, headache and drowsiness.

  Skin: Eyelid itching, skin reactions including erythema, rash and dilatation of blood vessels.

  Eye and ENT: Inflammation of conjunctiva due to allergy, increased tearing, eye itching, eye burning and stinging, inflammation of eyelid, corneal erosion, eye discharge, eye dryness, eye irritation, eye pain, eyelid swelling, eyelid redness, foreign body sensation, inflammation of the cornea and visual disturbances.

  Gastrointestinal: Dry mouth and nausea.

  Miscellaneous: Low body temperature and decreased muscle tone.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Eye: As 0.2% solution: Instill 1 drop 2-3 times/day.

How to use Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml)?

It comes as a solution to instill in the affected eyes, as directed by your physician.

When is Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity, patients receiving monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor therapy.

Warnings and Precautions for Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml)

Caution should be exercised in patients with heart or vascular disease, depression, pregnant or breastfeeding women.

• If you wear soft contact lenses, remove your soft contact lenses before instilling this eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes after using the medication to replace your lenses.

• This eye drops may make you drowsy. Your vision may be blurry for a few minutes after you instill the eye drops. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medication affects you.

• Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness.

• It may lead to liver, kidney, heart disease.

Other Precautions for Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml)

If more than 1 topical ophthalmic product is to be used, separate the instillation times by at least 5 min.

Storage Conditions for Alphagan P (Eye) (5ml)

Ophthalmic: Store at 25 °C. Store it in airtight container and keep away from children.

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