Use of eicosanoids and their derivatives for treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma

CAFC
  • US 4,599,353 A
  • Filed: 05/03/1982
  • Issued: 07/08/1986
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/03/1982
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for treating hypertension or glaucoma in a primate subject'"'"'s eye comprising periodically contacting the surface of the eye with an amount of an eicosanoid or an eicosanoid derivative effective to reduce intraocular pressure in the eye without any substantial initial increase in said pressure and to maintain reduced intraocular pressure.

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