August 29, 2016


(brimonidine) Topical Gel


MIRVASO (brimonidine) topical gel, 0.33% contains brimonidine tartrate, an alpha adrenergic agonist.

The molecular formula of brimonidine tartrate is C11H10BrN5 • C4H6O6. It has the following structural formula:

MIRVASO (brimonidine) Structural Formula Illustration

Chemically, brimonidine tartrate is 5-Bromo-6-(2-imidazolidinylideneamino) quinoxaline L-tartrate. Brimonidine tartrate has a molecular weight of 442.24 and appears as white to slightly yellowish powder.

Each gram of MIRVASO (brimonidine) topical gel, 0.33% contains 5 mg of the active ingredient brimonidine tartrate (equivalent to 3.3 mg of brimonidine free base), in a white to light yellow opaque gel composed of the inactive ingredients carbomer homopolymer type B, glycerin, methylparaben, phenoxyethanol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium hydroxide, and titanium dioxide.

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/5/2016
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