Author(s): Mohammed J Manna, Murtadha S Jabur, Haider Raheem Mohammad, Haidar A Abdulamir


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00032   

Address: Mohammed J Manna1, Murtadha S Jabur2, Haider Raheem Mohammad3, Haidar A Abdulamir4*
1College of Dentistry, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.
2College of Pharmacy, National University for Science and Technology, Nasiriyah, Iraq.
3College of Pharmacy, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.
4College of Pharmacy, Almaaqal University, Basrah, Iraq.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2022

Objectives: to study the oculo- hypotensive effect of non-selective phosphodiestrase inhibitor aminophylline. Methods: The study was conducted on fifteen albino rabbits (2.5–2.8 Kg) and model of acute ocular hypertension was obtained by 5% glucose water administration at 15ml/kg through the marginal vein of the rabbit’s ear. Aminophylline was dissolved in vehicle of phosphate buffer saline and diluted to desired concentration as 0.5%. Phosphate buffer saline solution also served as control. The left eye of rabbit was received one drop of aminophylline (0.5%) on the other hand the right eye treated by the vehicle and considered as control parameter. The pressure measurement was recorded at 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, 120, 135, 150 and 165 min after drug instillation. Results: After 30 minutes of topical 0.5% aminophylline administration the normal tension of the eye remain unchanged. However topical 0.5% aminophylline eye drop significantly (p < 0.05) successes in the decrease of the acute elevation of ocular pressure due to 5% glucose infusion. Moreover, in this study aminophylline pretreatment has the ability to facilitating the returns of the IOP to normal levels Conclusions: Topical administration of aminophylline (0.5%) significantly prevent acute rise in the ocular pressure induced by 5% glucose administration. The IOP lowering effect of aminophylline can be considered as potential antiglaucoma drug.

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Mohammed J Manna, Murtadha S Jabur, Haider Raheem Mohammad, Haidar A Abdulamir. The potential effect of topical aminophylline on acute glaucoma model. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(1):197-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00032

Mohammed J Manna, Murtadha S Jabur, Haider Raheem Mohammad, Haidar A Abdulamir. The potential effect of topical aminophylline on acute glaucoma model. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(1):197-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00032   Available on:

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