Research Article

Severe brimonidine eye drop intoxication in a neonate as an accidental oral ingestion

Musa Silahli*

Published: 04 January, 2022 | Volume 5 - Issue 1 | Pages: 001-003

Brimonidine tartrate eye drops are a topical agent used to treat glaucoma in children over 2 years of age and adults. It is banned for children younger than 2 years of age because post-marketing studies have shown serious side effects. Colic is common in infants, which worries parents. And parents often use herbal and chemical medicines to solve this problem. We present a 12-day-old newborn with brimonidine eye drop intoxication, in which the drug was mistakenly administered orally to treat the colic problem.

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