Product Code : agm930
Generic Name : Dorzolamide Hydrochloride-Timdol Maleate
Brand Name : Cosopt
Manufacture Name : Cipla
Presentation : Eye Drops
Delivery Days : 10 working days
|10 Eye Drops||$100.00||$10.00|
|6 Eye Drops||$61.26||$10.21|
|3 Eye Drops||$33.27||$11.09|
|1 Eye Drops||$12.68||$12.68|
Dorzox T Eye Drop
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride - Timolol Maleate is a combination eye care medication having two active ingredients namely Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and Timolol Maleate. Dorzolamide Hydrochloride reduces the amount of fluid in the eye that lowers pressure inside the eye. Timolol Maleate is a beta blocker that also lowers eye pressure. High intraocular pressure or IOP (fluid pressure inside the eye) is a major risk factor for glaucoma. Dorzolamide Hydrochloride - Timolol Maleate is mainly prescribed for the treatment of some types of glaucoma and other causes of high IOP.
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate is sold under various trade names, some of which are Cosopt and Dorzox T (made by Cipla).
Do not use Dorzolamide Hydrochloride - Timolol Maleate if you have a known allergy to Dorzolamide Hydrochloride or Timolol Maleate, or if you have a history of asthma, COPD, or a serious heart condition such as AV block; slow heartbeats, or if you recently had a heart attack. Also, before using this medication, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any other drugs, or if you have narrow angle glaucoma, diabetes, kidney or liver disease, or a thyroid disorder. This will enable your doctor to judge whether this medication is safe for you.
Do not put any other eye drops into your eyes unless or otherwise advised by your doctor. Allow at least 10 minutes between two different types of eye drops if you must use two eye drops. Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate can cause blurred vision temporarily. Be extra careful while driving or doing anything which requires a high level of vision clarity.
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate is a FDA pregnancy category C drug. It is not known if this medication can harm an unborn baby if it is used while being pregnant. It is also not known whether it can pass into breast milk and harm a nursing baby. Notify your doctor in advance if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breast feeding a baby.
Before taking Dorzolamide Hydrochloride - Timolol Maleate (Cosopt, Dorzox T), take care of all precautions mentioned above and discuss them with your doctor.
Use Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate (Cosopt, Dorzox T) strictly according to your doctor’s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so.
Do not put Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate eye drops while you are wearing contact lenses. This medication may have a preservative ingredient which can be absorbed into the soft contact lenses. Ensure a gap of at least 15 minutes after putting the eye drops before you wear your contact lenses.
Ensure a high degree of hygiene while handling Opthalmic drops as chances of contamination are high. Avoid touching the tip of the medication bottle or dropper as well as protect it from contact with any surface. Put the Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate drops as advised by your doctor or as mentioned in the instructions. Putting an eye drop is quite simple and doesn’t require much assistance. Always store Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate in a cool and dark place. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
Do not miss a single dose of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate Opthalmic. However, if you miss a dose, take it as soon as your remember it. Do not take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Instead continue with the original schedule. Never take multiple doses closer to each other.
An overdose of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate is not expected to cause any serious effects. However, if you think that you have overdosed on this medication, seek medical attention right away or call the Doctor immetiately.
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate may cause blurred vision for sometime after putting it in your eyes. Do not indulge in any activities that require alertness and proper vision such as driving. Do not use other eye drops while using Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate ophthalmic solution unless or otherwise advised by your doctor. But leave a gap of at least 10 minutes between two types of eye drops.
Some common side effects of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate drops (Cosopt, Dorzox T) are blurred vision, double vision, dropping eyelid, burning or stinging in eye, bitter or unusual taste in your mouth, dry eyes, feeling like something is in your eyes, nausea, or headache. If any of these side effects don’t subside after sometime or deteriorate, stop using Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate and seek immediate medical help.
Some serious but rare side effects of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate are swelling or redness in the eye, eye discomfort, sensitivity to light, drainage; oozing; or crusting of your eyes or eye lids, or signs of infection (fever, chills, sore throat). These are not all the possible side effects due to Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate Opthalmic. There may be others. If you experience any serious side effects, stop using this medication and get emergency medical attention.
Remember to follow the dose set by your doctor.
Before using Dorzolamide Hydrochloride -Timolol Maleate Opthalmic, tell your doctor about all other medicationa which you may be using, especially these ones: aspirin (high doses), oral beta blockers (propanolol), calcium channel blockers(diltiazem, verapamil), oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (acetazolamide, methazolamide), clonidine, some anitdepressants (SSRIs such as fluoxetine), digoxin, epinephrine, fingolimod, methyldopa, quinidine, reserpine, theophylline, or topiramate . These medications can interact with Dorzolamide Hydrochloride - Timolol Maleate Opthalmic. These may not be the only drugs which can interact with Dorzolamide Hydrochloride - Timolol Maleate. There may be others. Never start a new medication without a doctor’s advice.
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