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Netarsudil

Pronunciation

(ne TAR soo dil)

Index Terms

  • Rhopressa

Pharmacologic Category

  • Rho Kinase Inhibitor

Use: Labeled Indications

Elevated intraocular pressure: Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Contraindications

There are no contraindications listed in the manufacturer's labeling

Drug Interactions

There are no known significant interactions.

Patient Education

• Discuss specific use of drug and side effects with patient as it relates to treatment. (HCAHPS: During this hospital stay, were you given any medicine that you had not taken before? Before giving you any new medicine, how often did hospital staff tell you what the medicine was for? How often did hospital staff describe possible side effects in a way you could understand?)

• Patient may experience blurred vision or watery eyes. Have patient report immediately to prescriber vision changes, eye pain, or severe eye irritation (HCAHPS).

• Educate patient about signs of a significant reaction (eg, wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat). Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Patient should consult prescriber for additional questions.

Intended Use and Disclaimer: Should not be printed and given to patients. This information is intended to serve as a concise initial reference for health care professionals to use when discussing medications with a patient. You must ultimately rely on your own discretion, experience, and judgment in diagnosing, treating, and advising patients.

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