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Brimonidine

Brand names: ALPHA-VISION SINE ALPHAGAN BRIMOCHEK BRIMOCHEK-T (in combination) BRIMOGEN BRIMONTAL COMBIGAN (in combination) CORNEAX EDECOL MIRVASO ONRELTEA PHARMEXIN SIMBRINZA (in combination)

Description

Brimonidine is an alpha2-adrenergic receptor agonist that is 1000-fold more selective for the alpha2-adrenoceptor than the alpha1-adrenoreceptor. This selectivity results in no mydriasis and the absence of vasoconstriction in microvessels associated with human retinal xenografts.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Brimonidine
D Dermatologicals → D11 Other dermatological preparations → D11A Other dermatological preparations → D11AX Other dermatologicals
Brimonidine
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01E Antiglaucoma preparations and miotics → S01EA Sympathomimetics in glaucoma therapy
Brimonidine
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01G Decongestants and antiallergics → S01GA Sympathomimetics used as decongestants

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