Apraclonidine Other names: Lopidine

Chemical formula: C₉H₁₀Cl₂N₄  Molecular mass: 245.109 g/mol  PubChem compound: 2216

Therapeutic indications

Apraclonidine is indicated for:

Chronic glaucoma

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)

Apraclonidine is indicated for short-term adjunctive therapy of chronic glaucoma in patients on maximally tolerated medical therapy who require additional intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction to delay laser treatment or glaucoma surgery.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):


Apraclonidine is contraindicated in the following cases:

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

Tricyclic antidepressants

Systemic sympathomimetics

at least one of
Sympathomimetic amines

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