II. Preparations

  1. Apraclonidine (Lopidine)
  2. Brimonidine (Alphagan)
    1. Available as combination with Brinzolamide (Simbrinza)

III. Mechanism

  1. Decrease Aqueous Humor production

IV. Drug Interactions

V. Adverse Effects

  1. Eye itching

VI. Efficacy

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Cost: Medications

apraclonidine (on 12/23/2015 at Medicaid.Gov Survey of pharmacy drug pricing)
APRACLONIDINE HCL 0.5% DROPS Generic $11.13 per ml
brimonidine (on 8/17/2016 at Medicaid.Gov Survey of pharmacy drug pricing)
BRIMONIDINE 0.2% EYE DROP Generic $0.78 per ml
BRIMONIDINE TARTRATE 0.15% DRP Generic $20.26 per ml
alphagan (on 1/1/2016 at Medicaid.Gov Survey of pharmacy drug pricing)
ALPHAGAN P 0.1% DROPS $23.60 per ml
ALPHAGAN P 0.15% EYE DROPS Generic $20.26 per ml