Dipivefrin Use in Patients with Intolerance to Topically Applied Epinephrine

Michael E. Yablonski, Dong H. Shin, Allan E. Kolker, Michael Kass, Bernard Becker

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Abstract

Twelve patients who had previously demonstrated an intolerance to topically applied epinephrine received dipivefrin 0.1% in one eye and epinephrine 2% in the other eye. An adverse reaction occurred in only one eye (8%) receiving dipivefrin, but in ten (83%) on epinephrine. Topical dipivefrin 0.1% proved useful for lowering intraocular pressure in patients intolerant to topically applied epinephrine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2157-2158
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Ophthalmology
Volume95
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1977

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