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Scientific Name: Dipivefrin
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Akorn inc, Bausch and lomb pharmaceuticals inc, Falcon pharmaceuticals ltd, Allergan pharmaceutical
Mechanism Of Action Dipivefrin is a prodrug with little or no pharmacologically activity until it is hydrolyzed into epinephrine inside the human eye. The liberated epinephrine, an adrenergic agonist, appears to exert its action by stimulating α -and/or β
Description of the Drug: Dipivefrin is a prodrug of epinephrine used in ophthalmic solutions to reduce intraocular pressure in chronic open-angle glaucoma.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00449