apraclonidine solution 0.5% - ophthalmic, Iopidine
GENERIC NAME: APRACLONIDINE SOLUTION 0.5% - OPHTHALMIC (A-pra-KLOE-ni-deen)
BRAND NAME(S): Iopidine
USES: Apraclonidine is used along with other medications to treat serious high pressure inside the eye (glaucoma) for a short time (e.g., 1 month) to help delay or prevent the need for eye surgery. Decreasing high pressure inside the eye may help to prevent decreased vision or blindness. Apraclonidine is thought to work by decreasing the amount of fluid within the eye.
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