Disease Information for Apraclonidine (Lopidine) ophthalmic adm

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Glaucoma topical/medicine (example)
DRUG/Ocular specific alpha adrenergic agonist
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Apraclonidine (Lopidine) ophthalmic adm, Brand name/Lopidine (Apraclonidine) ophthalmic soln
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/Dose gtts/drops solution
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Ophthalmologic/application medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-glaucoma ophthalmic topical drug;Central Alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist CNS (Clonidine analog);used for resistant glaucoma all types;watch for systemic effects

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