Dortas-T Injection

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Dortas-T Injection

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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285.75
₹57.15/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Dortas-T Injection

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Uses of Dorzolamide

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

Common

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

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How to use Dorzolamide

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Dortas-T Injection works

Dorzolamide 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

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Dortas-T Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Dortas-T Injection

Expert advice for Dorzolamide

  • 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.

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 Dortas-T Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Timolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering yo
ur blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dortas-T Injection 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
Dortas-T Injection 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
Dortas-T Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Dortas-T Injection 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.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dortas-T Injection

Frequently asked questions for Dorzolamide

Q. Is Dorzolamide a beta blocker?
No, Dorzolamide is not a beta blocker. Dorzolamide belongs to a class of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
Q. Is Dorzolamide a steroid or a sulpha drug?
No, Dorzolamide is neither a steroid nor a sulpha drug
Q. Is Dorzolamide a generic drug?
Yes, Dorzolamide is a generic drug
Q. What is Dorzolamide HCl, what is it used for?
Dorzolamide belongs to a class of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. Dorzolamide 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)
Q. How does Dorzolamide work?
Dorzolamide 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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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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Substitutes for Dortas-T

No substitutes found for this medicine
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