Alphaten is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension (pressure in the eye) and glaucoma. It helps to lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the ... View More
Uses of Alphaten
Side effects of Alphaten
How to use Alphaten
This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the ... View More
How Alphaten works
Alphaten is a sympathomimetic. It works by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.
What if you forget to take Alphaten?
If you miss a dose of Alphaten, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Open-angle glaucoma, Ocular hypertension
Ophthalmic Open-angle glaucoma Adult: Instill 1 drop of a solution bid-tid.
<2 years: Contraindicated >2 years: Instill 1 drop of a solution bid-tid.
This eye drops are contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to brimonidine tartrate or any component of this medication.This product is also co... View More
Mode of Action
Brimonidine is an alpha 2-adrenoceptor agonist which works to reduce aqueous humor production and increase uveoscleral flow.
General Brimonidine ophthalmic solution should be used with caution in patients with known hypersensitivity to other alpha-adrenoceptor agonists. Al... View More
Oral dryness,Conjunctival hyperemia,Allergic conjunctivitis,Eye pruritus,Rash,Photophobia,Headache,Fatigue,Dizziness,Dyspepsia,Blepharitis,Eye discharge... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: It is not known whether this drug is excreted in milk. A decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or t... View More
Possibility of an additive or potentiating effect with CNS depressants e.g. alcohol, barbiturates, opiates, sedatives or anaesthetics. Caution when used... View More