Brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension[ (Azopt) ] Drug Information

Contains Brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension drug information and provides Brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension drug indication, contraindication, special concerns, side effects, overdose management and dosage
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Indications:
Treatment of elevated IOP in ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma.
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Contraindications:
Use in those with severe renal impairment (CCR less than 30 mL/min). Concomitant use with oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. Lactation.
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Special Concerns:
Is a sulfonamide; thus, similar side effects can occur. Use with caution in hepatic impairment. Safety and efficacy have not been determined in children
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Side Effects:
Ophthalmic: Blurred vision following dosing, blepharitis, dry eye, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, ocular discharge, ocular discomfort, ocular keratitis, ocular pain, ocular pruritus, rhinitis, conjunctivitis, diplopia, eye fatigue, keratoconjunctivitis, keratopathy, lid margin crusting or sticky sensation, tearing, hypertonia. GI: Bitter, sour, or unusual taste; nausea, diarrhea, dry mouth, dyspepsia. CNS: Headache, dizziness. Miscellaneous: Dermatitis, allergic reactions, alopecia, chest pain, dyspnea, kidney pain, pharyngitis, urticaria.
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Overdose Management:
No Available information
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Drug Interactions:
Possible additive effects with oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
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Dosage:
•Ophthalmic suspension Increased intraocular pressure.

1 gtt in the affected eye(s) t.i.d.
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