Iopidine Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 0.5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Iopidine: Ophthalmic drops, solution (0.5%)

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What is this Medicine?

APRACLONIDINE (a pra KLON i deen) is used to lower pressure in the eye caused glaucoma, eye surgery, or other conditions.

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Iopidine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 000650665
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Glaucoma, Increased Intraocular Pressure

Storage Information
Store between 34 to 77 degrees F
Iopidine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

Reported Side Effects for Iopidine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

Fluid Retention Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Large Pupil Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Nose Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Irritation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Paresthesias Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Parosmia Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Corneal Erosion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Eyes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Inflammatoin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Eye Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Foreign Body Sensation Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Secretion Of Tears Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swollen Eyelids Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Drainage Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Eyes Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Engorgement With Blood Incidence:
5.0-15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
5.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Mouth Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Iopidine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Iopidine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution(Apraclonidine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Apraclonidine Hydrochloride(Apraclonidine Hydrochloride)
Although not common, it is possible that some people may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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