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At this time, there are generic versions of Alphagan (brimonidine) available. As a matter of fact, original Alphagan is only available in generic form. For Alphagan P, there are generic products available for the higher strength (sold as brimonidine tartrate 0.15% ophthalmic solution), but the lower strength is still only available in brand-name form. It is not known when a generic for Alphagan 0.1% will be available.
Can I Buy Generic Alphagan?Alphagan® (brimonidine tartrate) is a prescription eye drop approved for the treatment of glaucoma and high eye pressure. It belongs to a group of medications known as alpha adrenergic agonists. This eye medicine works to lower eye pressure by decreasing fluid production in the eye and by increasing the drainage of fluid out of the eye.
Availability of Generic AlphaganOriginal Alphagan is available only in generic form (as brimonidine tartrate 0.2% ophthalmic solution). It is made by various companies, including:
- Akorn, Inc.
- Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
- Falcon Pharmaceuticals
- Pacific Pharmaceuticals Limited.