Brinzotim Eye Drop

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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Brinzotim Eye Drop

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Uses of Brinzolamide

Brinzolamide is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of Brinzolamide

Common

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

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How to use Brinzolamide

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 Brinzotim Eye Drop works

Brinzolamide reduces the formation of aqueous humor (fluid in the eye), which in turn lowers high pressure in the eye.
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Uses of Timolol

Timolol is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of Timolol

Common

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes.

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How to use Timolol

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 Brinzotim Eye Drop works

Timolol works by lowering the pressure in the eye(s), thereby preventing gradual loss of vision.

In Depth Information on Brinzotim Eye Drop

Expert advice for Brinzolamide

  • 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.

Expert advice for Timolol

  • It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to timolol or other beta-blockers or any of the other ingredients of the tablet.
  • Do not start or continue timolol, if you are taking any other medication for high blood pressure or heart condition or other beta blockers.
  • Avoid taking timolol, if you have asthma or other respiratory disease that causes breathing problems (eg. chronic bronchitis, emphysema, etc.).
  • Do not start or continue timolol, if your have diabetes, thyroid disorder, liver or kidney dysfunction or ulcers, pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal glands that leads to persistent or episodic high blood pressure).
  • Avoid taking timolol, if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • Do not drive or operate machines, as timolol may cause dizziness or tiredness.
Warnings
Special precautions for Brinzotim Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Brinzotim 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
CAUTION
Brinzotim Eye Drop is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Brinzotim Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a s
hort time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Brinzotim Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Brinzotim Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Brinzotim Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Brinzotim Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Brinzotim 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.

Frequently asked questions for Timolol

Q. Is Timolol a beta blocker/selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic?
Timolol is a beta blocker. It is not a selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic
Q. Is Timolol preservative free?
The Timolol eye drop is preservative fre
Q. Is Timolol the same as timoptic or cosopt?
Timoptic and copsopt are brand names of the eye drops containing Timolol
Q. Does it need to be refrigerated?
The timolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated
Q. Does Timolol lower blood pressure?
Timolol is used to lower blood pressure
Q. Does it stop growth of hemangiomas?
It may be used to stop growth of hemangiomas (only after prescription from the doctor)
Q. Does Timolol cause weight gain/hair loss/ miosis/make eyelashes grow/ cause dry eyes/slow heart rate?
Timolol does not make eyelashes grow. It is a blood pressure lowering medication. It is not known to cause weight gain/hair loss/miosis. It may cause dry eyes/slow heart rate as a side effect. If any side effects of the drug are observed then one should inform the doctor immediately.
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