Brimonidine Tartrate

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Harshi Dhingra, M.D.

Last Reviewed: Jan 25, 2024

Drug Details

Common Brands:

Alphagan P


Prescription only

Therapeutic Class:

Alpha adrenergic receptor agonists


Ophthalmic solution (eye drops)


Ocular administration (by direct application to the eye)

Therapeutic Uses:

To treat open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Controlled Status:

Not a controlled substance

Brimonidine (Alphagan P) Drug Class

Brimonidine (brih-moh-nih-deen) is an alpha 2 adrenergic receptor agonist.

Brimonidine (Alphagan P) Age Range

Brimonidine tartrate ophthalmic solution is approved for use in adults and children 2 years of age and older.