PREPARATIONS: Ophthalmic solution: 0.1%, 0.15%, and 0.2%.
STORAGE: Brimonidine should be kept at room temperature, 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F) and protected for direct light.
DOSING: The usual dose is one drop into each affected eye three times daily with each application approximately 8 hours apart.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: In theory, monoamine oxidase Inhibitors (for example, tranylcypromine, selegiline, linezolid) may interfere with the metabolism of brimonidine, increasing the occurrence of low blood pressure.
PREGNANCY: It is not known if brimonidine passes from the mother into the fetus.
NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known if brimonidine is secreted in breast milk.
Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD
Reference: FDA Prescribing Information
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