Information about Brinzolamide
Brinzolamide is used in the treatment of glaucoma.
How brinzolamide works
Brinzolamide reduces the formation of aqueous humor (fluid in the eye), which in turn lowers high pressure in the eye.
Common side effects of brinzolamide
Blurred vision, Altered taste, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Eye pain, Eye irritation, Ocular hyperemia
Available Medicine for Brinzolamide
- ₹460Alcon Laboratories1 variant(s)
- ₹342Ajanta Pharma Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹366Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹318Lupin Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹300Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹390Allergan India Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹324Sunways India Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
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.
Frequently asked questions for 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.