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Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for lowering intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The IOP lowering efficacy of Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution diminishes over time in some patients. This loss of effect appears with a variable time of onset in each patient and should be closely monitored.


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Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution, 0.2% is a relatively selective alpha-2 adrenergic agonist for ophthalmic use. The chemical name of brimonidine tartrate is 5-bromo-6 (2-imidazolidinylideneamino) quinoxaline L-tartrate. It is a white to slightly yellowish powder. In solution, brimonidine tartrate has a clear, greenish-yellow color. It has a molecular weight of 442.24 as the tartrate salt and is water soluble (34 mg/mL). The molecular formula is C11H10BrN5•C4O6; the structural formula is:

Structural Formula

Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution, 0.2% is a sterile ophthalmic solution.

Each mL of Brimonidine Tartrate Solution contains:

ACTIVE: Brimonidine Tartrate 2 mg (equivalent to 1.32 mg as brimonidine free base).

PRESERVATIVE: Benzalkonium Chloride (0.05 mg)

INACTIVES: Citric Acid, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Citrate; Hydrochloric Acid and/or Sodium Hydroxide may be added to adjust pH (5.6 to 6.6), and Water for Injection.

Brimonidine Manufacturers

  • Akorn, Inc.
    Brimonidine (Brimonidine Tartrate) Solution/ Drops [Akorn, Inc.]

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