AZOPT EYE DROP

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Composition for AZOPT 10MG EYE DROP

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
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5 ML in 1 packet
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Substitutes for AZOPT

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of AZOPT EYE DROP

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Uses of AZOPT EYE DROP

Azopt eye drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of AZOPT EYE DROP

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Blurred vision, Altered taste, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Eye pain, Eye irritation, Ocular hyperemia.

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How to use AZOPT EYE DROP

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How AZOPT EYE DROP works

Azopt eye drop reduces the formation of aqueous humor (fluid in the eye), which in turn lowers high pressure in the eye.

In Depth Information on AZOPT EYE DROP

Expert advice for AZOPT EYE DROP

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for AZOPT EYE DROP
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Azopt eye drop 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patient should wait until the vision clears before driving or using machines.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Brinzolamide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for AZOPT 10MG EYE DROP

Frequently asked questions for 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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