UpNeeq All you need to know.
What is UpNeeq:
Upneeq is the only FDA-approved prescription eye drop for acquired ptosis (low-lying lids) Upneeq is made from an eye decongestant. The solution works by constricting the blood vessels in the eye. This effect is good for treating eye redness, but medical professionals have discovered that you can also use it to improve the symptoms of acquired ptosis.
Who is it for:
Upneeq is for use in adults and children at least 13 years old that would like to have a brighter and fresher look.
If your eyes look “tired” or “sleepy,” you may have a condition called acquired blepharoptosis (also known as acquired ptosis or low-lying lids).
- UpNeeq belongs to a class of medication (alpha-adrenergic agonists) that may affect your blood pressure. Use UPNEEQ carefully if you currently take an alpha-adrenergic agonist medication to treat heart disease or an enlarged prostate. Patients taking beta-blockers, or other medications to treat hypertension or an abnormal heartbeat, should also be careful when using UpNeeq.
- Patients who use a certain class of antidepressant medication (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) should also be careful when using UpNeeq, as it may affect the way your body absorbs the medication.