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Brimonidine Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.2% ; 0.15% ; 0.1%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

1 drop in the affected eye(s) 3 times per day, approximately 8 hours apart

Comments:
-This drug may be used concomitantly with other topical ophthalmic drugs.
-If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the products should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Use: To lower intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Usual Adult Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

1 drop in the affected eye(s) 3 times per day, approximately 8 hours apart

Comments:
-This drug may be used concomitantly with other topical ophthalmic drugs.
-If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the products should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Use: To lower intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Usual Pediatric Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

2 years or older:
1 drop in the affected eye(s) 3 times per day, approximately 8 hours apart

Comments:
-This drug may be used concomitantly with other topical ophthalmic drugs.
-If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the products should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Use: To lower intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Usual Pediatric Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

2 years or older:
1 drop in the affected eye(s) 3 times per day, approximately 8 hours apart

Comments:
-This drug may be used concomitantly with other topical ophthalmic drugs.
-If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the products should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Use: To lower intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Renal Dose Adjustments

Renal impairment: Use with caution

Liver Dose Adjustments

Liver impairment: Use with caution

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Patient advice:
-Pressure should be applied to the tear duct immediately following administration of the drug.
-This drug may cause blurred and/or abnormal vision, fatigue and/or drowsiness, which may impair the ability to drive or operate machinery.
-To avoid contamination of the solution, the container should be kept tightly closed.

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