Glaucoma Medications Topic Guide

Glaucoma Medications Glaucoma Medications: Glaucoma is a disease characterized by increased intraocular pressure (IOP). (Intraocular means within the eye.) Increased intraocular pressure results from either increased production or decreased drainage of aqueous humor. Treatment for glaucoma can include medication and/or surgery to lower the intraocular pressure.

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brimonidine and timolol ophthalmic Brimonidine And Timolol Ophthalmic

Brimonidine reduces the amount of fluid in the eye, which decreases pressure inside the eye...learn more »

bimatoprost ophthalmic Bimatoprost Ophthalmic

Bimatoprost lowers pressure in the eye by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye...learn more »

travoprost ophthalmic Travoprost Ophthalmic

Travoprost lowers pressure inside the eye by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye...learn more »

dorzolamide and timolol ophthalmic Dorzolamide And Timolol Ophthalmic

Dorzolamide ophthalmic reduces the amount of fluid in the eye, which decreases pressure inside the eye...learn more »

brinzolamide ophthalmic Brinzolamide Ophthalmic

Brinzolamide ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye...learn more »

brimonidine ophthalmic Brimonidine Ophthalmic

Brimonidine ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to reduce pressure inside the eyes in people with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The Alphagan ...

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carteolol ophthalmic Carteolol Ophthalmic

Carteolol is a beta-blocker that reduces pressure inside the eye...learn more »

betaxolol ophthalmic Betaxolol Ophthalmic

Betaxolol is a beta-blocker that reduces pressure inside the eye...learn more »

timolol ophthalmic Timolol Ophthalmic

Timolol is a beta-blocker that also reduces pressure inside the eye...learn more »

latanoprost ophthalmic Latanoprost Ophthalmic

Latanoprost ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye...learn more »

dorzolamide ophthalmic Dorzolamide Ophthalmic

Dorzolamide reduces the amount of fluid in the eye, which decreases pressure inside the eye...learn more »

echothiophate iodide ophthalmic Echothiophate Iodide Ophthalmic

Echothiophate iodide ophthalmic (for the eyes) reduces pressure in the eye. This medicine is used to treat chronic open-angle glaucoma, and other types of g...learn more »

carbachol ophthalmic Carbachol Ophthalmic

Carbachol lowers pressure in the eye by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye...learn more »

levobunolol ophthalmic Levobunolol Ophthalmic

Levobunolol ophthalmic (for the eyes) is a beta-blocker that is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye...learn more »

apraclonidine ophthalmic Apraclonidine Ophthalmic

Apraclonidine reduces the amount of fluid in the eye, which decreases pressure inside the eye...learn more »

methazolamide Methazolamide

Methazolamide reduces the activity of a protein in your body called carbonic anhydrase. Blocking this protein can help reduce the amount of fluid in the eye...learn more »

acetazolamide Acetazolamide

Acetazolamide reduces the activity of a protein in your body called carbonic anhydrase. Blocking this protein can help reduce the build-up of certain fluids...learn more »

metipranolol ophthalmic Metipranolol Ophthalmic

Metipranolol is a beta-blocker that reduces pressure inside the eye...learn more »