Azopt like Tiloptic, Betoptic and Cosopt are used to treat open angle glaucoma.
|Brand||Azopt||1.00%||$33.00||1 - 5ml Bottle||22441||Alcon||899||
Azopt reduces the amount of fluid in the eye, which decreases pressure inside the eye. Brinzolamide ophthalmic is used to treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye.
Azopt (brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension) ophthalmic (for the eye) is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, which reduces the amount of fluid in the eye, used to treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye. Common side effects of Azopt include:
temporary blurred vision,
bitter/sour/unusual taste in your mouth,
temporary discomfort/itching/redness/burning/stinging of the eye,
feeling as if something is in your eye,
stomach or back pain,
Seek immediate medical attention if you have rare but very serious side effects of Azopt including:
eye or eyelid swelling or pain,
persistent nausea or vomiting,
yellowing eyes or skin,
easy bruising or bleeding,
signs of infection (e.g., fever, chills, persistent sore throat), or
Alcon Azopt 1% is indicated to decrease elevated intraocular pressure in: • ocular hypertension • open-angle glaucoma as monotherapy in patients unresponsive to beta-blockers or in patients in whom beta-blockers are contraindicated, or as adjunctive therapy to beta-blockers