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What Is Brimonidine Ophthalmic?

Brimonidine reduces the amount of fluid in the eye, which decreases pressure inside the eye.

Brimonidine ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (high pressure inside the eye).

Brimonidine ophthalmic may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Brimonidine ophthalmic should not be given to a child younger than 2 years old.

You should not use brimonidine ophthalmic if you are allergic to it.

To make sure brimonidine ophthalmic is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:

  • congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, history of stroke or blood clot;
  • low blood pressure, circulation problems (such as Raynaud's syndrome);
  • depression;
  • any allergies; or
  • a history of glaucoma or increased pressure inside your eye.

Uses of Brimonidine

Brimonidine eye drops is a prescription medication used to treat an eye condition called glaucoma. It is also used to treat a condition called ocular hypertension (higher than normal pressure inside the eye), which can lead to glaucoma if not treated.

Brimonidine gel is a prescription medication used to treat persistent facial redness of rosacea in adults 18 years of age or older.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Side Effects of Brimonidine

Common side effects of brimonidine eye drops include the following:

  • itchy, irritated, red, stinging, or burning eyes
  • dry eyes
  • watery or runny eyes
  • red or swollen eyelids
  • sensitivity to light
  • blurred vision
  • headache

Common side effects of brimonidine gel include the following:

  • redness on the skin
  • flushing
  • skin burning sensation
  • contact dermatitis
  • feeling of skin warmth
  • tingling sensation
  • acne
  • pain at the application site
  • blurred vision
  • nasal congestion

Warnings

Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding - This medicine is safe for use in breastfeeding women.

Continuous use - This medicine should not be used for more than 7 days.

Electrolyte imbalance - This medicine should be used with caution due to an increased risk of electrolytes and fluid imbalance. Consult the doctor in case of any side effects such as dizziness, weakness, and fainting. Drink an adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

Blood in stool - This medicine may cause the presence of blood in stool in some patients, which is often mild and self-limiting. Seek immediate medical attention in case of any excessive rectal bleeding.

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