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Summary for Patent: 4,342,783
Title: Anti-glaucoma agent
Abstract:1-{4-[2-(Cyclopropylmethoxy)-ethyl]-phenoxy}-3-isopropylamino-propan-2-ol and its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, in the form of a racemate or optical isomer, are useful as topical anti-glaucoma agents.
Inventor(s): Morselli; Paolo L. (Meudon Bellevue, FR), De Santis, Jr.; Louis (Fort Worth, TX), Adamski; Robert (Fort Worth, TX)
Assignee: Synthelabo (Paris, FR)
Application Number:06/164,223
Patent Claims: 1. A method of treating glaucoma in a patient which comprises administering topically to the eye of said patient a compound of the formula: ##STR2## or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof in the form of a racemate or optical isomer thereof in an amount effective to treat glaucoma by reducing interocular pressure.

2. An eye drop of claim 1 wherein said effective amount is from about 0.1 to about 2.0% of said eye drop.

3. An eye drop for the treatment of glaucoma through topical application of said eye drop to the eye of a patient suffering from glaucoma, comprising a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of the formula, ##STR3## or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, said compound being a racemate or optical isomer, said amount being effective to treat glaucoma by reducing interocular pressure, and a solvent for said compound which is suitable for topical application to the eye of a patient.

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