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sgthuan's version from 2017-07-05 23:24

Glaucoma and eyes problems

genericBrandClassDrug pearls
timolol 0.25% or 0.5%Timolol GFS (gel), Timoptic, Timoptic XE (gel)non-selective beta blocker - reduce aqueous humor production1 gtt qd or BID, *** gel --> upside down and shake ONLY 1 & QD, SE slight burning, stinging, *** use eye drops first, wait 15 minutes before inserting lenses
betaxololBetopticselective beta blocker - reduce aqueous humor productionSE slight burning, stinging, *** use eye drops first, wait 15 minutes before inserting lenses
timolol + brimonidineCombiganBB + alpha 2 agonist1 gtt BID, SE slight burning, stinging, *** use eye drops first, wait 15 minutes before inserting lenses
timolol + dorzolamideCosopt, Cosopt PFBB + carbonic anhydrase inhibitor1 gtt BID, Warning sulfonamide allergy with eye drops
timolol + latanoprostXalacomBB + Prostaglandin AnalogsSE blurred vision, stinging, increased pigmentation of the iris/eyelashes (change eye color)
latanoprostXalatanProstaglandin Analogs - increase aqueous outflow1 gtt qHS, SE blurred vision, stinging, increased pigmentation of the iris/eyelashes (change eye color), *** unopened bottle should be REFRIDGERATED
travoprostTravatan ZProstaglandin Analogs - increase aqueous outflow1 gtt qHS, SE blurred vision, stinging, increased pigmentation of the iris/eyelashes (change eye color)
carbacholCarbachol, IsoptoCholinergics - increase aqueous outflow1-2 gtt TID, SE corneal clouding, poor vision at night (pupil constriction)
pilocarpinePilopine HS, Isopto CarpineCholinergics - increase aqueous outflow1-2 gtt TID, SE corneal clouding, poor vision at night (pupil constriction)
dorzolamineTrusoptCarbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor - reduce aqueous humor production1 gtt TID, Warning sulfonamide allergy, SE blurred vision, blepharitis, dry eye, discharge
brinzolamideAzoptCarbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor - reduce aqueous humor production1 gtt TID, Warning sulfonamide allergy, SE blurred vision, blepharitis, dry eye, discharge
brimonidineAlphagan Palpha 2 agonist - increase aqueous out flow & decrease aqueous humor production1 gtt TID, SE dry eye, dry mouth, sedation, burning, stinging
brimonidine + brinzolamideSimbrinzaalpha 2 agonist + CAI1 gtt TID, Warning sulfonamide allergy
azithromycinAzasitemacrolidestopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
moxifloxacinVigamoxquinolonestopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
besifloxacinBesivancequinolonestopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
tobramycinTobrextetracyclinestopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
tobramycin + dexamethasoneTobradextetracycline + steroidstopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
ofloxacinOcufloxquinolonestopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
ciprofloxacinCiloxanquinolonestopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
ciprofloxacin + dexamethasoneCiprodexquinolones + steroidstopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
sulfacetamideBleph-10unknowtopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
trimethoprim + polymyxin BPolytrimunknowtopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
neomycin + bacitracin + polymyxin BNeosporinunknowtopical antibiotics eye drops for conjunctivitis
olopatadinePatanolantihistaminetopical eye drops for allergy
azelastineOptivarantihistaminetopical eye drops for allergy
loteprednolAlrex, Lotemaxsteroidstopical eye drops for inflammation, bad for glaucoma
prednisonePred Fortesteroidstopical eye drops for inflammation, bad for glaucoma
ketorolacAcular, AcuvailNSAIDstopical eye drops for inflammation
carbamide peroxideDebroxunknownearwax removal
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