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Dorzox 2 % Eye Drops 10 ML

Dorzox 2 % Eye Drops 10 ML

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    Uses :

    Dorzolamide is used to treat elevated intraocular pressure in the patients with ocular hypertension, open-angle glaucoma, or pseudo-exfoliative glaucoma. Dorzolamide is often used as an adjuvant therapy to beta-blockers or as a monotherapy in those who are not responsive to beta-blockers.

    Mode of drug action


    Dorzolamide belongs to a class of drugs known as carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. It acts by inhibiting the enzyme carbonic anhydrase thereby reducing the fluid pressure in the eye.

    What are the common side effects?

    Dorzolamide side effects include nausea, bitter taste, burning sensation in eye, tingling sensation in eye, conjunctivitis, eyelid irritation, eyelid swelling, fatigue, headache, blurred vision, and sore eye.

    Warning

    Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Dorzox without consulting a doctor in case of any kidney or liver disease.

    • Avoid aspirin or any other salicylates while using Dorzox.

    • Dorzox should be used when advised by a doctor.

    • Avoid using other eye drops along with Dorzox.

    • Avoid using Dorzox during pregnancy without consulting a doctor.

    • Avoid Dorzox if allergic to any of the ingredient present in the drug.

    • Avoid Dorzox if using another medication containing carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is dorzolamide similar to timolol? No. Timolol is a beta-blocker whereas dorzolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. But both the drugs are used to treat glaucoma.

    2. Is it safe to administer dorzolamide along with timolol? Yes. The combination of timolol and dorzolamide is safe and should be taken only if prescribed by the doctor.

    3. Is it safe to take alcohol while using Dorzolamide? Yes, it is relatively safe to take alcohol while on Dorzolamide. However, consult your doctor for safe use of the medication.

    4. Is it safe to drive while on Dorzolamide? Dorzolamide may cause blurred vision so it is not safe to drive until your vision is resumed.

    5. Is dorzolamide safe during pregnancy? No. Dorzolamide is unsafe during pregnancy, consult your doctor before taking the medication.

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