FAQs ABOUT BRIMONIST
Are there any specific instructions I need to follow while using BRIMONIST?
BRIMONIST is only meant for ophthalmic use only. Do not touch the tip of the dropper with your eye or other body surface to avoid contamination. Apply applying BRIMONIST, leave a time gap of at least 5 minutes before applying other eye drops or ointment. If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying BRIMONIST and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.
What if I miss a dose of BRIMONIST?
If you missed a dose of BRIMONIST, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for next dose, skip the missed dose and use the regular dose. Do not use a double dose of BRIMONIST to compensate the missed dose.
Can BRIMONIST cause blurred vision?
Yes. BRIMONIST may cause blurred vision after application. If you experience blurred vision, close your eyes and relax. Do not strain your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops, or television. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while your vision is blur. Consult your doctor if your condition did not improve.
What is the use of BRIMONIST?
BRIMONIST is used to treat ocular hypertension and glaucoma. It decreases the elevated pressure within the eye and reduces the risk of optic nerve damage and subsequent vision loss.
What type of drug is [GBNKEYWORD]?
BRIMONIST contains Brimonidine which is an alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist. treat ocular hypertension and glaucoma. It decreases the elevated pressure within the eye and reduces the risk of optic nerve damage and subsequent vision loss.
Who should not take [GBNKEYWORD]?
Do not take BRIMONIST if you are allergic to brimonidine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before using BRIMONIST. It is not suitable for use in children aged below 12 years. Patients taking antidepressants must consult their doctor before taking BRIMONIST.
How long do you take BRIMONIST?
Take BRIMONIST as advised by your doctor. BRIMONIST is usually taken as long-term therapy along with other medicines to treat glaucoma. Therefore, take it as long as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking BRIMONIST without consulting your doctor.
Can I stop using BRIMONIST without consulting my doctor?
Do not stop using BRIMONIST without consulting your doctor. If you think that you are feeling better or if you wish to stop using BRIMONIST, contact your doctor for advice. Your doctor will check your condition and gradually withdraw the use of BRIMONIST.
Can I use other eye medicines while using BRIMONIST?
Yes. You can use other eye medicines while undergoing therapy with BRIMONIST. But make sure to leave a time gap of at least 5 minutes before applying other eye drops or ointment.
Can I use BRIMONIST while wearing contact lenses?
If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying BRIMONIST and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.
Is [GBNKEYWORD] a beta blocker?
No. BRIMONIST is not a beta blocker. BRIMONIST contains Brimonidine which belongs to the group of medicines called Alpha adrenergic receptor agonists. It is used to treat ocular hypertension and glaucoma.
Can we drink alcohol while using [GBNKEYWORD]?
No, you should not drink alcohol while using BRIMONIST as it may increase the risk of side effects.