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A new Russian combined antihypertensive preparation proxopheline in the treatment of glaucoma

@article{Ea1998ANR,
  title={A new Russian combined antihypertensive preparation proxopheline in the treatment of glaucoma},
  author={Egorov Ea and Stavitskaia Tv},
  journal={Vestnik oftalmologii},
  year={1998},
  volume={114},
  pages={3-4}
}
Tolerance and efficacy of a new combined antiglaucoma drug proxopheline (1% proxodolol and 0.25% clopheline) is assessed. Studies in 43 patients (63 eyes) with open-angle glaucoma showed that a single instillation of the drug decreases intraocular pressure in 1 h and in 93% of patients the hypotensive effect persists for up to 24 h. Prolonged (4 weeks) use of proxopheline resulted in normalization of intraocular pressure in 90% of treated eyes. The main side effect was dryness in the mouth (30…