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Table 3 Distribution of anti-glaucoma medications prescribed for 351 patients who attended all reviews for one year

From: Cost of the medical management and prescription pattern for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in Ghana–a retrospective cross-sectional study from three referral facilities

Form of therapy Number of drugs prescribed Percent (%)
1. Monotherapy   
 Timolol 257 89.6
 Betaxolol 21 7.3
 Latanoprost 8 2.7
 Acetazolamide 1 0.4
2. Two drug combinationa   
 Tim + Ace 96 59.6
 Bet + Ace 5 3.3
 Bim + Lat 51 31.6
 Tim + Brimo 4 2.5
 Tim + Dorzo 1 0.6
 Tim + Bim 1 0.6
 Bet + Lat 3 1.8
3. Three drug Combination   
 Tim + Lat + Brim 4 20
 Tim + Bim + Brin 7 35
 Tim + Ace + Lat 7 35
 Tim + Ace + Pil 2 10
Overall Total 673b 100
  1. aCombinations are not single vials bRepresents individual medication counts
  2. Tim timolol, Ace acetazolamide, Bim bimatoprost, Lat latanoprost, Brimo brimonidine, Dorzo dorzolamide