FDA approves Alcon's Simbrinza for glaucoma and ocular hypertension

04/22/2013 | RTT News

Novartis unit Alcon obtained approval from the FDA to market Simbrinza Suspension, a fixed-dose combination of Brinzolamide and Brimonidine Tartrate, for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients suffering from primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The approval makes Simbrinza the first fixed-dose glaucoma combo treatment in the U.S. that doesn't contain a beta blocker.

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