There is only one standard dosage for this medication, regardless of the severity of your glaucoma. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Ocupress Dosage for more information.)
As with any medicine, Ocupress can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience bothersome side effects (most people actually tolerate it quite well). If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
In clinical studies, the most common side effects of this medication included:
- Temporary eye irritation
- Watery eyes
- Eye redness.
(Click Ocupress Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Ocupress may potentially interact with some other medicines (see Ocupress Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Myasthenia gravis
- Heart failure
- Had a recent heart attack
- A slow heart rate (bradycardia)
- Heart block
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- An upcoming surgery
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Ocupress and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Ocupress and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Ocupress Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)