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DORZOX T EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 365.50 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for DORZOX T

Dorzolamide(0.5%w/v),Timolol(2%w/v)

food interaction for DORZOX T

alcohol interaction for DORZOX T

pregnancy interaction for DORZOX T

lactation interaction for DORZOX T

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Dorzox t 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DORZOX T

Dorzolamide(0.5%w/v)

Uses

Dorzolamide is used in the treatment of glaucoma (high eye pressure).

How it works

Dorzolamide lowers high pressure in eye by reducing formation of aqueous humor (fluid in eye).

Common side effects

Nausea, Bitter taste, Tingling sensation in eye, Burning sensation in eye, Conjunctivitis, Eyelid irritation, Eyelid swelling, Fatigue, Headache, Blurred vision, Sore eye
Timolol(2%w/v)

Uses

Timolol is used in the treatment of glaucoma (high eye pressure).

How it works

Timolol belongs to a beta-blockers class of medication. It relaxes the blood vessels and reduced the blood pressure. It makes heart relax and pump blood at a slower rate for heart attack patients. In eye, it decreases fluid production and thus decreases pressure.

Common side effects

Nausea, Pain, Numbness, Increased sensitivity to light, Crusting in eyelids, Abnormal sensation in skin, Altered sleep, Blurred vision, Cardiac arrest, Constipation, Cramping pain, Decreased blood pressure, Depression, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Eye discharge, Dry eye, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Asthma, Eye infection, Eye pain, Eye irritation, Headache, Impotence, Corneal erosion, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Itching, Limb swelling, Rash, Tingling sensation, Vomiting, Weakness, Worsening of heart failure

Common Dosage for DORZOX T EYE DROP

Patients taking DORZOX T EYE DROP

  • 54%
    Twice A Day
  • 21%
    Thrice A Day
  • 15%
    Once A Day
  • 5%
    Four Times A Day
  • 4%
    Alternate Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Week
  • 1%
    Once A Week

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Expert advice for DORZOX T

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for DORZOX T

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.

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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Content on this page was last updated on 09 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)