Apraclonidine

Category: Vision / Eye Health



Apraclonidine Overview

Apraclonidine (INN), also known under the brand name Iopidine, is a sympathomimetic used in glaucoma therapy. It is an α2 adrenergic receptor agonist and a weak α1 adrenergic receptor agonist.[citation needed] Topical apraclonidine is administered at a concentration of 1% for the prevention and treatment of post-surgical intraocular pressure (IOP) elevation and 0.5% for short-term adjunctive therapy in patients on maximally tolerated medical therapy who require addit...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Apraclonidine
  • Solution: 0.5%, 1%
  • Solution/drops: 0.5%, 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Apraclonidine: (2 results)

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  • 17478-716 Apraclonidine Ophthalmic 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Akorn Inc.
  • 61314-665 Apraclonidine 5.75 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by Falcon Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.

Other drugs which contain Apraclonidine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)