food interaction for MONOSOPT
alcohol interaction for MONOSOPT
pregnancy interaction for MONOSOPT
lactation interaction for MONOSOPT
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.
SALT INFORMATION for MONOSOPT
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for MONOSOPT
- DORTAS 2% EYE DROP(5 ML eye drop in packet)Intas Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 58.20/ML of eye dropRs. 291save 8% more per ML of eye drop
- DORSUN 2% EYE DROP(5 ML eye drop in packet)Sunways India Pvt LtdRs. 27/ML of eye dropRs. 135save 57% more per ML of eye drop
- Dr. Anita SethiMBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
- Dr. Prem VardhanMBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship
- Dr. Ira ChopraMBBS, MS
- Dr. Ajay SharmaMBBS, MS
- Dr. Reema DasMBBS, Diploma, MS
Expert advice for MONOSOPT
- 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 MONOSOPT
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.