Medicines for Lowering Eye Pressure

Type of MedicineBrand NameHow TakenTaken How OftenGeneric Available?Drug Name
Prostaglandin AnalogsLumigan®Eye dropsOnce a dayNoBimatoprost
Travatan Z®NoTravoprost
Xalatan®YesLatanoprost
Zioptan®*NoTafluprost*
Beta-Adrenergic AntagonistsBetagan®Eye dropsTwice a dayYesLevobunolol
Betoptic S®YesBetaxolol
Ocupress®YesCarteolol
Timoptic®YesTimolol
Carbonic Anhydrase InhibitorsAzopt®Eye dropsThree times a dayNoBrinzolamide
Trusopt®YesDorzolamide
Diamox®PillsTwice a dayYesAcetazolamide
Neptazane®*YesMethazolamide*
Alpha-Adrenergic AgonistsAlphagan® PEye dropsThree times a dayYesBrimonidine
MioticsIsopto® Carpine*Eye dropsUp to 4 times a dayYesPilocarpine*
Combination MedicinesCombigan®Eye dropsTwice a dayNoBrimonidine and timolol
Cosopt®YesDorzolamide and timolol
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These medicines were not studied in the research for this summary.

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