Brinzotim Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Glaucoma, Ocular hypertension
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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 ocular hypertension and 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 is a beta blocker. It works by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.

In Depth Information on Brinzotim Eye Drop

Expert advice for Brinzolamide

  • Brinzolamide helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • For best results, put one drop 2-3 times daily in the affected eye(s).
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop. This minimizes the risk of side effects.
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Remove contact lenses before using Betagan and allow at least 15 minutes before re-inserting them.
  • When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-15 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.

Expert advice for Timolol

  • Timolol helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • Never miss a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember as missed doses can cause fluctuations in the eye pressure which may worsen your condition.
  • Notify your doctor if you have lung diseases such as asthma, or heart diseases (slow heart rate, high blood pressure) as Timolol may worsen these conditions.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop so that the medicine does not drain away from the eye.
  • When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. 
  • You may experience a stinging sensation for 1-2 mins after instilling eye drops. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
Brinzotim Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Brinzotim Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
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 unsafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggest 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 about Brinzotim Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about 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 about 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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Substitutes for Brinzotim

No substitutes found for this medicine
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