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What is apraclonidine?

Apraclonidine is a generic medicine that is used to prevent or treat pressure in the eye before or after certain eye surgeries. Apraclonidine is also used to treat glaucoma when other medicines have failed. It works by reducing the amount of fluid in the eye, which reduces eye pressure.

This medicine belongs to a class of drugs called ophthalmic glaucoma agents. Brand names for apraclonidine include Iopidine.

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