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AZOPT 1% W/V OPTHALMIC SUSPENSION

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MRP: Rs. 460 for 1 bottle(s) (5 ML suspension each)
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Composition for AZOPT

Brinzolamide(1% w/v)

food interaction for AZOPT

alcohol interaction for AZOPT

pregnancy interaction for AZOPT

lactation interaction for AZOPT

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azopt 1% w/v opthalmic suspension at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Azopt 1% w/v opthalmic suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for AZOPT

Brinzolamide(1% w/v)

Uses

Azopt 1% w/v opthalmic suspension is used in the treatment of glaucoma (high eye pressure).

How it works

Azopt 1% w/v opthalmic suspension lowers high pressure in eye by reducing formation of aqueous humor (fluid in eye).

Common side effects

Blurred vision, Eye itching, Dry eye, Altered taste, Eye discharge, Eye irritation, Eye pain, Eyelid swelling, Eyelid pain, Foreign body sensation, Headache, Eye redness

Common Dosage for AZOPT 1% W/V OPTHALMIC SUSPENSION

Patients taking AZOPT 1% W/V OPTHALMIC SUSPENSION

  • 49%
    Twice A Day
  • 28%
    Thrice A Day
  • 16%
    Once A Day
  • 4%
    Alternate Day
  • 2%
    Four Times A Day
  • 1%
    Once A Week

SUBSTITUTES for AZOPT

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for AZOPT

  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, dry eyes or cornea problems, are taking other sulphonamide medicines.
  • Brinzolamide causes blurring of vision and therefore, may impair the ability to drive or use machines. You must wait until the vision clears before driving or using machines.
  • Remove contact lenses prior to the application of brinzolamide and wait at least 15 minutes after instillation of the dose before putting lenses back in.
  • If you are using another topical eye medication, instill it 10 minutes before or 10 minutes after you instill brinzolamide eye drops.
  • Women receiving brinzolamide treatment should use effective contraception to avoid pregnancy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Brinzolamide is not recommended for use in infants, children and adolescents below 18 years of age.

Frequently asked questions for AZOPT

Brinzolamide

Q.What is brinzolamide used for?
Brinzolamide is used to treat increased pressure in the eye with or without visual problems (glaucoma or intraocular hypertension)

Q.How does brinzolamide work?
It prevents the build-up of excess fluid in eyeball by slowing the formation of fluid (aqueous humor) within the eye, thereby decreasing eyeball pressure.

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Content on this page was last updated on 13 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)