Dorsun 2% Eye Drop

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Composition for Dorsun 2% Eye Drop

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135
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Dorsun Eye Drop

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Uses of Dorsun Eye Drop

Dorsun 2% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
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Side effects of Dorsun Eye Drop

Common

Altered taste, Stinging in the eyes, Burning sensation in eye.

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How to use Dorsun 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 Dorsun Eye Drop works

Dorsun 2% 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 Dorsun Eye Drop

Expert advice for Dorsun Eye Drop

  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may feel dizziness and have visual disturbances.
  • Do not use dorzolamide eye drops while you are wearing contact lenses. Do not use contact lenses for at least 10-15 minutes after using dorzolamide in the eye.
  • If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the drugs should be administered at least ten minutes apart.
  • Do not use dorzolamide for acute angle-closure glaucoma.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dorsun 2% Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dorsun 2% 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
Dorsun 2% Eye Drop should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Dorsun 2% Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Dorsun 2% Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment.
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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 Dorzolamide, 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 Dorsun 2% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Dorzolamide

No, Dorsun is not a beta blocker. Dorsun belongs to a class of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
No, Dorsun is neither a steroid nor a sulpha drug
Yes, Dorsun is a generic drug
Dorsun belongs to a class of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. Dorsun is used as an adjuvant therapy (to beta-blockers) or as monotherapy (in patients non responsive to beta-blockers or in whom beta-blockers are contraindicated) to treat elevated intraocular pressure (increased fluid pressure inside the eye) in patients with ocular hypertension, open-angle glaucoma, or pseudo-exfoliative glaucoma (clogging, due to flaky dandruff-like material that peels off the outer layer of the lens of the eye, raises pressure in the eye)
Dorsun belongs to a class of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the enzyme carbonic anhydrase thereby causing a reduction in the fluid pressure in the eye.
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