Apotex Corp. has released its latest ophthalmic product in the United States, announcing today that brimonidine tartrate ophthalmic solution, 0.1% is now available.
Brimonidine is an alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist indicated for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
“Open-angle glaucoma impacts over 2.7 million Americans, and millions more have ocular hypertension. Bringing this product to market will make a real difference for these patients, who depend on this medicine to preserve their vision,” says Peter Hardwick, President, Apotex Corp.
“We’re excited to be able to offer this high-quality, cost-saving option to prescribers and patients across the country.”
Prescribing information can be found at: www.apotex.com/products/us/downloads/pre/brim_opso_0.1_ins.pdf.