Topical: Apply a pea-size amount to central forehead, chin, nose, and each cheek. Spread smoothly and evenly as a thin layer across entire face, avoiding eyes and lips. Do not apply to irritated skin or open wounds. Wash hands after application.
Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
Instruct patient in correct application of brimonidine. Caution patient not to use more gel than prescribed. Advise patient to read Patient Information Leaflet prior to therapy and with each Rx refill in case of changes.
Inform patient that erythema or flushing may occur; usually diminishes 30 min to several hrs after application; resolves after discontinuation.
Advise patient to notify health care professional of all Rx or OTC medications, vitamins, or herbal products being taken and to consult with health care professional before taking other medications.
Advise female patients to notify health care professional if pregnancy is planned or suspected or if breastfeeding.
Decreased facial erythema of rosacea.
brimonidine, topical is a sample topic from the Davis's Drug Guide.
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