"Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the optic nerve, a cable at the back of each eye that connects it to the brain. It affects more than 2.7 million people in the United States and more than 60 million worldwide. There are many forms of t"...
Although no human data are available, electrolyte imbalance, development of an acidotic state, and possible nervous system efiects may occur following an oral overdose of brinzolamide. Serum electrolyte levels (particularly potassium) and blood pH levels should be monitored.
Very limited information exists on accidental ingestion of brimonidine in adults; the only adverse event reported to date has been hypotension. Symptoms of brimonidine overdose have been reported in neonates, infants, and children receiving brimonidine as part of medical treatment of congenital glaucoma or by accidental oral ingestion. Treatment of an oral overdose includes supportive and symptomatic therapy; a patent airway should be maintained.
SIMBRINZA is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of this product.
Neonates And Infants (under the age of 2 years)
SIMBRINZA is contraindicated in neonates and infants (under the age of 2 years) [see Use in Specific Populations].This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/23/2015
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