Alzagan 0.20% Eye Drops 5 ml

 380.00

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Drug Strength: 0.20%
Drug Form : Eye Drops
Pack Size : 5 ml

Alzagan Eye Drops contains Brimonidine Tartrate, Eye | belongs to Alpha-2 agonist

SKU: pg_899_1048 Category:

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How it works

Alzagan 0.20% Eye Drops 5 ml lowers pressure by allowing better fluid drainage from within the eye and also by reducing the amount of fluid formed in the eye. It is known as an alpha agonist.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Alzagan 0.20% Eye Drops 5 ml

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye irritation
  • Dry eyes
  • Redness of the eye
  • Swelling of the eyelids
  • Eye discharge

Uses of Alzagan 0.20% Eye Drops 5 ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Intraocular hypertension

    This medicine is used to reduce the fluid pressure inside the eyes.

  • Open angle Glaucoma

    This medicine is used to reduce the fluid pressure inside the eyes for patients suffering from open-angle glaucoma, a condition characterized by progressive damage to the optic nerve that may eventually lead to vision loss.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 hours of administration of the dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include dizziness, difficulty concentrating, drowsiness, weakness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Alzagan 0.20% Eye Drops 5 ml or any other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Contact lens

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are wearing soft contact lenses in your eyes. The lens should be removed prior to administration of the eye drops and can be reinserted 15 minutes post-administration.

  • Driving or operating the machines

    This medicine may cause symptoms such as blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

  • Bacterial Keratitis

    If this medicine is contaminated by bacteria, it can lead to an infection of the cornea (bacterial keratitis). Patients are advised to take all hygienic precautions to ensure that the medicine is not contaminated.

  • Depression

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. These patients should be monitored closely for any changes in mood or behavior. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Cardiovascular diseases

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of very low blood pressure. Report any symptoms such as dizziness, fainting, changes in heart rate, etc. to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is contraindicated for use in patients less than 2 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. It is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age; however, your doctor may prescribe it in certain specific conditions where the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such cases, the patient should be monitored closely for any side effects and the side effects should be reported to the doctor immediately.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not instill a double dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Antihypertensives
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors moderate
  • depressants
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Close monitoring of such patients for any change in mood or behavior is recommended. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney/liver diseases due to the risk of adverse effects. This risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Regular monitoring of liver/kidney function tests is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

what are the adverse effects of Alzagan 0.20% Eye Drops 5 ml?

Ocular hyperaemia, conjunctival follicles, stinging, pruritus, oedema, allergy. Dry mouth, headache, fatigue, drowsiness.

What happens if I miss a dose of Alzagan 0.20% Eye Drops 5 ml?

Adults: 1 drop twice daily. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Alzagan 0.20% Eye Drops 5 ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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