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(brimonidine tartrate/timolol maleate ophthalmic solution) 0.2%/0.5% is approved for reducing elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension who require adjunctive or replacement therapy due to inadequately controlled IOP. COMBIGAN ophthalmic solution should not be used by patients who have or ever had a reactive airway disease including bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, slow heartbeat, impaired conduction of the heart, heart failure, or impaired pumping of the heart. COMBIGAN (brimonidine tartrate/timolol maleate ophthalmic solution) 0.2%/0.5% is approved for reducing elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with glaucoma who require additional or adjunctive IOP-lowering therapy. COMBIGAN ophthalmic solution should not be used by patients who have or ever had a reactive airway disease including bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, slow heartbeat, impaired conduction of the heart, heart failure, or impaired pumping of the heart. COMBIGAN Severe respiratory reactions and cardiac reactions, including death due to difficulty breathing and rarely death in association with cardiac failure, have been reported in patients with asthma. Additionally, ophthalmic beta-blockers may impair compensatory tachycardia and increase risk of hypotension. Stimulation of the nervous system may be essential in individuals with diminished heart-pumping ability. Clonidine belongs to a class of drugs called central alpha-adrenergic agonists. In the United States, clonidine tablets are sold under the brand name Catapres and clonidine skin patches are sold under the brand name Catapres-TTS. There is also an injectable form that is administered directly into the spinal cord for the treatment of postoperative pain. Clonidine tablets and patches are approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of high blood pressure. However, clonidine has been found to be useful in the treatment of alcohol, opiate, and nicotine withdrawal syndromes, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and Tourette's syndrome, one of the tic disorders . Clonidine was synthesized in 1960s and was initially tested as a nasal decongestant. In the United States, clonidine was first used to treat hypertension although it has also been investigated for treatment of different neuropsychiatric disorders. Clonidine works on specific nerve cells in the brain that are responsible for lowering blood pressure, slowing heart rate, and decreasing the body's reaction to the withdrawal of chemicals like alcohol, opiates, cocaine, and nicotine.
Patch testing with all components of the clonidine TTS was performed on 7 of these 11 patients, and 6 of these 7 were found to be allergic to clonidine. Horning. May 17, 2013. Agents most likely to provoke allergic response are clonidine with up to 25% of users becoming allergic; scopolamine with an incidence of.