Generic name: dipivefrin hydrochloride
Dosage form: ophthalmic solution
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Replacement withPROPINE®ophthalmic solution. When patients are being transferred to PROPINE® from antiglaucoma agents other than epinephrine, on the first day continue the previous medication and add one drop of PROPINE® ophthalmic solution in each eye every 12 hours. On the following day, discontinue the previously used antiglaucoma agent and continue with PROPINE®.
In transferring patients from conventional epinephrine therapy to PROPINE® ophthalmic solution, simply discontinue the epinephrine medication and institute the PROPINE® regimen.
Addition ofPROPINE®ophthalmic solution. When patients on other antiglaucoma agents require additional therapy, add one drop of PROPINE® every 12 hours.