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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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. Oscar Novick
18 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

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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

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What are the side effects of Trusopt?

Trusopt: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/dorzolamide-ophthalmic-side-effects. Html

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Do you need a prescription for Trusopt?

Do you need a prescription for Trusopt?

Yes: Trusopt is a common ophthalmic medication used for lowering eye pressure. It is a prescription drug and not sold over the counter. ...Read more

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Can glaucama meds like trusopt and lantaprost cause depression?

Can glaucama meds like trusopt and lantaprost cause depression?

No: These are not the side effects described with these topical glaucoma agents. However, individuals with the disease of glaucoma have higher elevates of depression. If you are having depressive moods, I would advise that you communicate this with your primary care doctor. Often they can help you. ...Read more

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Does trusopt or lantaprost interfer with Xanax (alprazolam) and prozac?

Does trusopt or lantaprost interfer with Xanax (alprazolam) and prozac?

Safe!: No problem with drug interactions with either eye drop. Sulfa allergies are a problem with dorzolamide, so avoid it if you are allergic. ...Read more

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Do Prozac (fluoxetine), trusopt, brimonidine, and Lumigan interfer with each other?

Do Prozac (fluoxetine), trusopt, brimonidine, and Lumigan interfer with each other?

NO interference.: Trusopt (dorzolamide ophthalmic), brimonidine ophthalmic, Lumigan (bimatoprost ophthalmic), Prozac (fluoxetine) (antidepressant) have no known interactions among them. Best regards. ...Read more

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I take travatan, combigan, and Trusopt in eye. My eye is very red most of time. Anything I can do to lessen the redness? No pain in eye. Just red.

I take travatan, combigan, and Trusopt in eye. My eye is very red most of time. Anything I can do to lessen the redness? No pain in eye. Just red.

Alter medications: The most likely cause for the redness is the Combigan. Talk with your ophthalmologist (you are seeing an MD for this-yes?) and see if you can adjust the medication and still get pressure lowering to the proper level with less or no redness. ...Read more

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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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Please describe the medication: dorzolamide?

Please describe the medication: dorzolamide?

Dorzolamide: 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 with the drug manufacturer. ...Read more

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How does dorzolamide drop your glaucoma pressures?

Turns off faucet: Dorzolamide is a class of glaucoma drugs called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. The mechanism of action is stimulate a certain receptor in the eye that decreases the amount of eye fluid being made. This in turn helps to lower your eye pressure. This medicine is typically used to three times daily. All the best. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dorzolamide allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Dorzolamide allergy?

Untoward side effect: A dorzolamide allergy refers to an untoward reaction to the chemical dorzolamide and results generally in conjunctival and eyelid allergic manifestations such as erythema, edema, and follicular reactions. The periocular skin may start to flake as well. Less frequently would be systemically spreading reactions such as cutaneous eruptions. Avoidance and treatment of the rash with steroids helps. ...Read more

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Is dorzolamide safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is dorzolamide safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Dorzolamide (trusopt) is an eye drop used to treat glaucoma. Although there are no studies to support its safety in pregnancy, trusopt would be a reasonable choice. You can find more information about this subject on the glaucoma research foundation website:

http://www. Glaucoma. Org/treatment/glaucoma-and-pregnancy-1.Php. ...Read more

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Is dorzolamide/timolol safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is dorzolamide/timolol safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Not safe: It is category c meaning that animal studies have shown adverse effects on fetuses, but no human studies have been done. Even less is known about it's effect on lactation. Avoid it during pregnancy and breast-feeding if possible. ...Read more

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I've been taking Dorzolamide and Latanoprost for congenital glaucoma for 12 years, will I be on these eye drops the rest of my life?

I've been taking Dorzolamide and Latanoprost for congenital glaucoma for 12 years, will I be on these eye drops the rest of my life?

Maybe: This question is not able to be answered with the info present. You may be helped by some surgery so the opthalmologist needs to comment. There are always advance or maybe new drugs. I know this is a pain but better than a loss of sight ...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

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 Doctors shared insights

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


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