brimonidine

noun

bri·​mo·​ni·​dine bri-ˈmō-nə-ˌdēn How to pronounce brimonidine (audio)
: an alpha-blocker C11H10BrN5·C4H6O6 used in a topical ophthalmic solution to reduce intraocular pressure (as in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma) or in a topical gel applied to the skin to reduce redness associated with rosacea

Note: Trademarks for preparations containing brimonidine include Alphagan, Combigan, and Mirvaso.

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“Brimonidine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/brimonidine. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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