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What Is Dorzolamide Ophthalmic?

Dorzolamide reduces the amount of fluid in the eye, which decreases pressure inside the eye.

Dorzolamide ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye.

Uses

Dorzolamide is used to treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma (open angle-type) or other eye diseases (e.g., ocular hypertension). Lowering high pressure inside the eye helps to prevent blindness. This medication works by decreasing the amount of fluid within the eye. It belongs to a class of drugs known as carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.

How should this medicine be used?

Ophthalmic dorzolamide comes as a solution (liquid) to instill in the eye. Dorzolamide eye drops are usually instilled three times a day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Use dorzolamide eye drops exactly as directed. Do not use more or less of them or use them more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Dorzolamide eye drops control glaucoma but do not cure it. Continue to use dorzolamide eye drops even if you feel well. Do not stop using dorzolamide eye drops without talking to your doctor.

how does it work (mechanism of action)

Carbonic anhydrase controls secretion of fluid within the eye and thereby determines the pressure within the eye (intraocular pressure); the greater the amount of fluid that is secreted, the higher the pressure. Patients with glaucoma have increased intraocular pressure. Dorzolamide blocks carbonic anhydrase thereby decreasing secretion of fluid and intraocular pressure. This reduces the risk of nerve damage and loss of vision that is caused by increased intraocular pressure in patients with glaucoma. side effects

  • stinging, burning, or discomfort in the eye after inserting the drops
  • bitter taste after inserting the drops
  • sensitivity to light
  • upset stomach
  • vomiting
  • itching eyes
  • redness or swelling eyes
  • watery eyes
  • dryness
  • skin rash

Precautions

Before using dorzolamide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as the preservative benzalkonium chloride), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, kidney stones, liver disease.

If you develop an eye infection or injury, or have eye surgery, check with your doctor about whether you should continue to use your current bottle of dorzolamide. You may be advised to start using a new bottle.

Your vision may be temporarily blurred or unstable after applying this drug. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.

This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

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