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Apraclonidine (Into the eye)

Apraclonidine (a-pra-KLON-i-deen)

Treats or prevents fluid buildup inside the eye (intraocular pressure) before and after laser eye surgery to treat glaucoma or cataracts.

Brand Name(s):

Iopidine

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to apraclonidine or clonidine, or if you used an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) within the past 14 days.

How to Use This Medicine:

Solution

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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