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Medications for Glaucoma, Open Angle

Drugs associated with Glaucoma, Open Angle

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Glaucoma, Open Angle: Glaucoma is a common eye condition in which vision is lost because of damage to the optic nerve. Open angle glaucoma is where fluid circulates freely in the eye and the pressure tends to rise slowly over time. Gradual loss of vision is usually the only symptom.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Xalatan Rx C N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: latanoprost ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Lumigan Rx C N 4 reviews
6.0

Generic name: bimatoprost ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
latanoprost Rx C N 9 reviews
6.0

Generic name: latanoprost ophthalmic

Brand name:  Xalatan

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
timolol Rx C N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: timolol ophthalmic

Brand names:  Timoptic, Istalol, Betimol, Timoptic-XE, Timoptic Ocudose

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Travatan Z Rx C N Add review
9.0

Generic name: travoprost ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Alphagan P Rx B N X 4 reviews
4.0

Generic name: brimonidine ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Cosopt Rx C N 1 review
6.0

Generic name: dorzolamide / timolol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Azopt Rx C N Add review
7.0

Generic name: brinzolamide ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
brimonidine Rx B N X 4 reviews
5.0

Generic name: brimonidine ophthalmic

Brand name:  Alphagan P

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Timoptic Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: timolol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
dorzolamide / timolol Rx C N 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: dorzolamide / timolol ophthalmic

Brand names:  Cosopt, Cosopt PF

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Zioptan Rx C N 3 reviews
10

Generic name: tafluprost ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
dorzolamide Rx C N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: dorzolamide ophthalmic

Brand name:  Trusopt

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Trusopt Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: dorzolamide ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Simbrinza Rx C N X 2 reviews
10

Generic name: brimonidine / brinzolamide ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Istalol Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: timolol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
travoprost Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: travoprost ophthalmic

Brand names:  Travatan Z, Izba

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Betimol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: timolol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
bimatoprost Rx C N 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: bimatoprost ophthalmic

Brand name:  Lumigan

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Timoptic-XE Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: timolol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Betagan Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: levobunolol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
levobunolol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: levobunolol ophthalmic

Brand names:  Betagan, AK-Beta

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
tafluprost Rx C N 3 reviews
10

Generic name: tafluprost ophthalmic

Brand name:  Zioptan

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Betoptic Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: betaxolol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
brinzolamide Rx C N Add review
7.0

Generic name: brinzolamide ophthalmic

Brand name:  Azopt

Drug class: ophthalmic glaucoma agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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