Active ingredients: brimonidine
What it is used for
INDICATIONS: Alphagan eye drops are effective as monotherapy for lowering intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension in whom (Beta symbol)-blockers are not tolerated or are contraindicated. INDICATIONS AS AT 7 DECEMBER 1999: ALPHAGAN eye drops are effective in lowering elevated intraocular pressure in patients with chronic open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. ALPHAGAN eye drops can be used in the treatment of glaucoma either as monotherapy or in combination with topical beta-blockers.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Ophthalmic.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, greenish-yellow solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient brimonidine
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems