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Doctor insights on: Brinzolamide Medication

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Are there any other alternative drugs to substitute for azopt?

Are there any other alternative drugs to substitute for azopt?

Yes: Azopt is an ocular hypotensive agent used to reduce eye pressure. There are other drugs in this class and also several other classes of drugs which can be used for this purpose. In some cases, laser procedures can be preformed so that topical medication is no longer needed. Speak to your eye doctor about alternatives. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Azopt (Definition)

Azopt is an ocular carbonic anhydrase enzyme blocker which is a kind of ...Read more


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What is Azopt used for?

What is Azopt used for?

Azopt: Azopt is used to treat increased eye pressure (glaucoma / ocular hypertension ...Read more

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Can children use Azopt?

Can children use Azopt?

What for?: It is used for ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma, non of which occurs on childhood except in certain cases, hence it would be warranted and a doctor would prescribe it ...Read more

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Who should not use Azopt?

Azopt: "AZOPT® (brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension) 1% is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of this product." See: http://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/drugInfo. Cfm? Setid=e9ea2ae7-1b98-4034-9fba-8ce2225e0145 ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Azopt?

Azopt: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/azopt-side-effects. Html

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How effective is brinzolamide (Azopt) for treating glaucoma?

How effective is brinzolamide (Azopt) for treating glaucoma?

Azopt: Azopt is beneficial in treatment of Glaucoma, Open-angle glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Azopt?

Can pregnant women use Azopt?

Azopt: Azopt is FDA Pregnancy Category C. Thus, Risk cannot be ruled out. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Azopt allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Azopt allergy?

Azopt allergy: Brinzolamide (Azopt) is a medication used for the treatment of Glaucoma. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/azopt-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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Is it safe to take azopt while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take azopt while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: As a generalization most eye drop medications are safe to use in pregnancy.
Consider calling the teratogen hot-line: (800) 532-3749. ...Read more

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What is the differences between brinzolamide and dorzolamide as topical eye drops with timolol for reducing ocular hypertension?

What is the differences between brinzolamide and dorzolamide as topical eye drops with timolol for reducing ocular hypertension?

Same: Brinzolamide and dorzolamide are both carbonic anhydase inhibitors. They lower pressure by stopping the enzyme that helps produce fluid in the eye. They are both sulfa compound derivatives. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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