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Drug acting on uveo scleral outflow is: (LQ)



A Timolol maleate
B Latanoprost

C Epinephrine (Dipivefrin)
D Levobunolol

Ans. B Latanoprost

Dipivefrin is an alpha agonist

1. Latanoprost Q is a prostaglandin F2-alpha analogue. Q

2. Reduces intraocular pressure by increasing the uveoscleral outflow of aqueous humor.

3. Latanoprost is an isopropyl ester prodrug.

4. It is absorbed into the cornea, where it is hydrolyzed by esterases to latanoprost acid, which is biologically active.

5. It is indicated in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

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