Dorzolamide

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Dorzolamide Overview

Dorzolamide (trade name Trusopt) is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. It is an anti-glaucoma agent, and acts by decreasing the production of aqueous humour.[1] It is administered as a topical ophthalmic in the form of a 2% solution.[2] Contents 1 History 2 Uses 3 Pharmacodynamics 4 Side effects 5 References 6 Further reading History This drug, developed by Merck, was the first drug in human therapy (market introduction 1995) that resulted from structure-...

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Dorzol Timol Side Effects

how long should a 20 mg last using 1 drop in both eyes 2X a day last. ## It will last 4 months. A 5ml bottle with the same directions will last one month. ## 20 MG ONE DROP IN BOTH EYES TWICE A DAY LASTED ME 2 MONTHS. I THINK I NEED TO USE SMALLER AMOUNTS. THANK YOU ## Hi Marilyn, Regarding any possible side effects of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride +Timolol Maleate (Ophthalmic Solution) I think the paragraphs below may be of great help: "Dorzolamide Hydrochloride + Timolol Maleate (Ophthalmic Solution) was evaluated for safety in 1035 patients with elevated intraocular pressure treated for open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Approximately 5% of all patients discontinued therapy with Dorzolamide Hydrochloride-Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution because of adverse reactions. The m...

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Dorzolamide-timolol opth

Has anyone taken the generic verision of Dorzolamide-Timolol and is it as good as the non-generic verision? Thanks. s. hay ## I used this drug as sold under the Sandoz Inc label briefly. Whenever I dispenser a drop to an eye, it left a second drop hanging on the tip of the dispenser. Thus, I ran out of the med too soon so that I had to go back to Cosopt. I wonder if others have experienced this problem?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dorzolamide
  • Solution: 2%
  • Solution/drops: 2%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Dorzolamide: (14 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-7618 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0591-2481 Dorzolamide Hcl 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 24208-485 Dorzolamide Hcl 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
  • 47781-135 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution 2%, 10ml 22.3 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by Alvogen Inc.
  • 50090-1246 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-2406 Dorzolamide Hcl 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-2768 Dorzolamide Hcl 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50383-232 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Hi-tech Pharmacal Co., Inc.
  • 52125-506 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 54868-6330 Dorzolamide Hcl 22.3 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 60429-114 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.
  • 61314-019 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Sandoz Inc.
  • 66993-175 Dorzolamide Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution by Prasco Laboratories
  • 70261-516 Dorzolamide Pf 20 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Imprimisrx Nj

Other drugs which contain Dorzolamide or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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Dorzolamide-timolol opth
Has anyone taken the generic verision of Dorzolamide-Timolol and is it as good as the non-generic verision? Thanks. s. h... 1 reply
Dorzolamide - Timolol Opth Soln 10 ML
I have been on Dorzolamide - Timolol for the past eight months , for use in one eye . This drug has reduced my eye press...






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