College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Articles

Title

Pupillometry and diagnostic ultrasound of anterior segment effects of brimonidine tartrate 0.2 % and Apraclonidine 0.5%

ISBN or ISSN

0091-2700

Publication Title

The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

Volume

51

Date of original Performance / Presentation

March 2011

Publication Date / Copyright Date

3-16-2011

First Page

1690

Last Page

1695

Abstract

Apraclonidine 0.5% did not produce a significant effect on pupil diameter. Brimonidine tartrate 0.2% produced a moderate miotic effect. No effect was observed for apraclonidine 0.5%. A predominant agonistic effect on alpha–2 receptors of the iris dilator may explain this behavior.

Disciplines

Medical Specialties | Medicine and Health Sciences | Osteopathic Medicine and Osteopathy

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