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11 Eye
11-06 Sympathomimetics

Brimonidine Tartrate Alphagan®
First Choice
Eye drops


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Apraclonidine Iopidine®
Formulary
Eye drops

Restricted Item Ophthalmic consultant initiation only: Apraclonidine can be used long term for certain complex glaucoma cases where surgery is high risk. See also section 11.8.

unlicensed 1% - unlicensed use

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Brimonidine Tartrate 0.2% with Timolol 0.5% Combigan®
Formulary
Eye drops

Combination products are licensed for use when beta blocker monotherapy does not provide adequate treatment. Only use where patient has difficulty with compliance/administration.


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Dipivefrine Hydrochloride Propine®
Non Formulary
DISCONTINUED

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