Azopt Eye Drop
Azopt Eye Drop is commonly available in the form of a solution, to be administered as eye drops. It is mainly used to reduce elevated levels of pressure in the eye, especially in patients suffering from ocular hypertension and / or open-angle glaucoma. Azopt Eye Dropdrug is an inhibitor of carbonic anhydrase, which causes an increased amount of fluid to be present in the eye. Hence, Azopt Eye Drop medicine works by reducing the amount of fluid present in the eye, which further leads to a reduction in the ocular pressure.
Azopt Eye Drop is a topical carbonic anhydrase inhibitor used in the treatment of increased fluid pressure inside the eyes (intraocular hypertension) and open-angle glaucoma, a progressive condition that may eventually lead to vision loss. Azopt Eye Drop medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.
Drug = Brinzolamide
Strength = 1%
Manufacture = Alcon Laboratories
How to take
Take Azopt Eye Drop in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.
Azopt Eye Drop
Redness, soreness, irritation or pain of the eye lid
Discharge from eyes
Azopt Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. 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.
Azopt Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-15 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop. Azopt Eye Drop minimizes the risk of side effects.
Azopt Eye Drop medicine is used for the treatment of patients suffering from intraocular hypertension to reduce the fluid pressure inside the eyes. Azopt Eye Drop medicine is used to reduce the fluid pressure inside the eyes of patients suffering from open-angle glaucoma, a condition characterized by progressive damage to the optic nerve that may lead to vision loss.