Azopt 1.00% Eye Drops 5 ml

 893.36

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Drug Strength: 1.00%
Drug Form : Eye Drops
Pack Size : 5 ml
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Azopt Eye Drops contains Brinzolamide | belongs to Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor

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    How it works

    Azopt 1.00% Eye Drops 5 ml works by reducing the fluid pressure inside the eyes.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Azopt 1.00% Eye Drops 5 ml

    • Blurred vision
    • Dry eyes
    • Skin Rash
    • Redness, soreness, irritation or pain of the eye lid
    • Discharge from eyes
    • Dizziness
    • Double vision

    Uses of Azopt 1.00% Eye Drops 5 ml

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Intraocular hypertension

      This medicine is used for the treatment of patients suffering from intraocular hypertension to reduce the fluid pressure inside the eyes.

    • Open angle Glaucoma

      This 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.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 8 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Azopt 1.00% Eye Drops 5 ml or any other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.

    • Severe renal impairment

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 30 ml/min) since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established for such patients.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

    General Warnings
    • Liver impairment

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • Corneal edema

      This medicine should be used with caution since it increases the risk of corneal edema. This risk is especially high in patients with a low number of endothelial cells. Report any eye swelling to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Driving or Operating machines

      This medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

    • Use in pediatrics

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

    • Contact lens

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you are wearing soft contact lenses in your eyes. The lens should be removed prior to administration of the eye drops and can be reinserted 15 minutes post administration.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors moderate
    • Bismuth subsalicylate severe
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a previous history of blood cell disorders or bone marrow suppression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. This risk is especially high if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Close monitoring of complete blood counts is necessary for such patients. Report any symptoms such as a fever, sore throat, bleeding, pallor, or dizziness to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from porphyria due to the increased risk of an acute attack of porphyria. These patients should be monitored closely for any unusual symptoms. Emergency medical treatment may be needed if any symptoms such as severe abdominal pain, muscle pain, extreme weakness, anxiety, red or brown urine, etc. appear. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in such cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Azopt 1.00% Eye Drops 5 ml?

    Transient disturbed vision, ocular discomfort, hyperaemia, taste perversion, headache.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Azopt 1.00% Eye Drops 5 ml?

    Adults: 1 drop in the affected eye two or three times daily. Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Azopt 1.00% Eye Drops 5 ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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