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Why would an eye doctor not give me alphagan (brimonidine) for eye pain?

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Dr. Keshav Narain
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not a pain med

Alphagan (brimonidine) is not for pain.
It is a glaucoma drop. Most important is to determine cause of the eye pain. Once that is determined, you can treat the cause of the pain. Alphagan (brimonidine) has several side effects as well.

In brief: Not a pain med

Alphagan (brimonidine) is not for pain.
It is a glaucoma drop. Most important is to determine cause of the eye pain. Once that is determined, you can treat the cause of the pain. Alphagan (brimonidine) has several side effects as well.
Dr. Keshav Narain
Dr. Keshav Narain
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Wrong product

Alphagan (brimonidine) is a drop designed to lower the internal eye pressure (treating glaucoma).
It is not a pain reliever but others are available. If you have eye pain, and the diagnosis has been determined, there are a variety of agents to treat the cause and eliminate the pain. Ask your ophthalmologist.

In brief: Wrong product

Alphagan (brimonidine) is a drop designed to lower the internal eye pressure (treating glaucoma).
It is not a pain reliever but others are available. If you have eye pain, and the diagnosis has been determined, there are a variety of agents to treat the cause and eliminate the pain. Ask your ophthalmologist.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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