Active Ingredient(s): Brinzolamide
FDA Approved: * April 1, 1998
Pharm Company: * ALCON
Category: Vision / Eye Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Azopt Overview

Brinzolamide (trade names Azopt, Alcon Laboratories, Befardin,[2] Fardi Medicals,[3] ) is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor used to lower intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Brinzolamide was approved as a generic medication in the United States in November 2020.[4] Contents 1 Chemistry 2 Indications 3 Pharmacodynamics 4 Pharmacokinetics 4.1 Absorption 4.2 Distribution 4.3 Metabolism 4.4 Excretion 5...

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Azopt Side Effects

What issues have you had with Azopt? ## Hello, DPGirl! How are you? The FDA has approved Azopt to treat increased pressure in the eye caused by glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Its typical side effects may possibly include red skin rash, blurred vision, odd sour taste in mouth, dryness of the skin around the eyes and dry eyes. Does anyone have experience using this that can chime in?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Suspension: 1%
  • Suspension/drops: 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Azopt: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0065-0275 Azopt 10 mg/ml Ophthalmic Suspension by Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Brinzolamide or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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What issues have you had with Azopt? ## Hello, DPGirl! How are you? The FDA has approved Azopt to treat increased pressu... 1 reply

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