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Drugs for Glaucoma


List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Glaucoma. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names, dose, side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Glaucoma

Apraclonidine

Apraclonidine is an alpha-2-adrenergic agonist, prescribed for short-term treatment of glaucoma in people who are taking other medications for this condition and still have increased pressure in the eye.
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Benoxinate

Benoxinate is a local anesthetic, used in ophthalmology to determine fluid pressure inside the eye and for fitting of contact lenses.
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Brinzolamide

Brinzolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, prescribed for increased eye pressure (glaucoma) condition.

Carbachol

Carbachol is a cholinergic agent/miotic, prescribed for glaucoma, and also used during ophthalmic surgery.

Carteolol

Carteolol is a non-selective beta-blocker, prescribed for glaucoma.

Demecarium

Demecarium is a parasympathomimetic agent, prescribed for glaucoma.

Dichlorphenamide

Dichlorphenamide is a sulfonamide and carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, prescribed for glaucoma.

Dipivefrin Ophthalmic

Dipivefrin Ophthalmic is a prodrug of epinephrine, prescribed for glaucoma, a condition in which increased eye pressure can lead to gradual loss of vision.
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Echothiophate

Echothiophate is an acetyl cholinesterase inhibitor, prescribed for glaucoma.

Latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic

Latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic belongs to a class of prostaglandin analogs which is prescribed to treat patients suffering from open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

Methazolamide

Methazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, prescribed for certain types of glaucoma, either alone or with other medications.

Netarsudil

Netarsudil, a Rho kinase inhibitor is prescribed for reducing the increased intraocular pressure in adult patients suffering from open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

Tafluprost

Tafluprost is a prostaglandin analogue, prescribed for raised intraocular pressure in open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

Unoprostone

Unoprostone is a prostaglandin analogue, prescribed for intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.


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