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Table 2 Medication-related factors of glaucoma patients attending Menelik II Referral Hospital

From: Level of adherence to ocular hypotensive agents and its determinant factors among glaucoma patients in Menelik II Referral Hospital, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Number of medications
 One 174 48.7
 Two or more 185 51.5
Type of glaucoma medications
 Timolol 158 44.0
 Latanoprost 1 0.3
 Pilocarpine 2 0.6
 Other(s) (dorzolamide, dorzolamide + timolol, brimonidine, betaxolol) 13 3.6
 Two or more combination of eye drops 185 51.5
Time elapsed to administer the second or consecutive drop (n = 183)
 Immediately 11 6.0
 1–5 min 49 26.8
 5–10 min 54 29.5
  > 10 min 69 37.7
Immediate experience of side effects from the medications (n = 357)
 Yes 157 44.0
 No 200 56.0