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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Trusopt (Overview)

Trusopt is an ocular carbonic anhydrase enzyme blocker which is a kind of antiglaucoma drug (eye-affecting drug).


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The cheapest way to purchase trusopt?

The cheapest way to purchase trusopt?

Generic, Canada: Trusopt is the brand name for a combination of timolol and dorzolamide, two effective anti-glaucoma drops. It is now available in generic form which your ophthalmolgist (you are seeing an ophthalmologist? Right?) can prescribe. Cheaper sources exist in the grey market from canada. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
17 doctors shared insights

Trusopt (Overview)

Trusopt is an ocular carbonic anhydrase enzyme blocker which is a kind of antiglaucoma drug (eye-affecting drug).


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How safe is the use of Xalatan (latanoprost) and trusopt eye drop in pregnancy?

How safe is the use of Xalatan (latanoprost) and trusopt eye drop in pregnancy?

Weigh risk/benefits: Both trusopt and Xalatan (latanoprost) are pregnancy category c.Meaning there are no adequate/well-controlled studies in pregnant women using these drugs, thus these medications should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.Trusopt has been associated with decreased birth weight when studied in rats.Review any options with your doctor.Take care. ...Read more

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Effects of trusopt?

Effects of trusopt?

Reduces IOP: Trusopt is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and reduces the production of aqueous humor fluid in the eye to lower iop (intraocular pressure). This is used to treat glaucoma. ...Read more

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Effects of trusopt?

Reduces IOP: Trusopt is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and reduces the production of aqueous humor fluid in the eye to lower iop (intraocular pressure). This is used to treat glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can children use Trusopt?

Can children use Trusopt?

Ask an eye doctor: This eye drop is used for glaucoma. Glaucoma is not common in children. I would not use this eye drop if it had not been recommended by a pediatric eye specialist. If they prescribe it for glaucoma then I would trust their opinion. Most drugs like this have not been used extensively in children ...Read more

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Cheapest form of trusopt?

Cheapest form of trusopt?

Dorzolamide: The generic form of trusopt is dorzolamide, so is usually less expensive. But be aware that the brand name medication is sometimes a bargain with rebates from the manufacturer. Also if the branded drug controls your pressure better due to the formulation helping the active ingredient get into the eye better, then that is your best value for the medication. Sometimes cheaper is not better. ...Read more

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Who should not use Trusopt?

Trusopt: "Dorzolamide HCl Ophthalmic Solution is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of this product ." See: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=8417d162-65a1-4266-bca7-707af1193bf3 ...Read more

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The cheapest place for trusopt?

The cheapest place for trusopt?

Dorzolamide: The generic form of trusopt is dorzolamide, so is usually less expensive. But be aware that the brand name medication is sometimes a bargain with rebates from the manufacturer. Also if the branded drug controls your pressure better due to the formulation helping the active ingredient get into the eye better, then that is your best value for the medication. Sometimes cheaper is not better. ...Read more

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The cheapest place to get trusopt?

The cheapest place to get trusopt?

Dorzolamide: The generic form of trusopt is dorzolamide, so is usually less expensive. But be aware that the brand name medication is sometimes a bargain with rebates from the manufacturer. Also if the branded drug controls your pressure better due to the formulation helping the active ingredient get into the eye better, then that is your best value for the medication. Sometimes cheaper is not better. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Dorzolamide (Definition)

Dorzolamide is a glaucoma medicine that is quite effective in lowering intraocular pressure-- it works by reducing the production of aqueous humor in the eye. Side effects are summarized well on medicinenet.Com or check ...Read more