Compare Azopt vs. Trusopt

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Azopt
(Brinzolamide)

Trusopt
(Dorzolamide)

lowers eye pressure An effective control of high pressure within the eye when used alone or with other eye medications. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.lowers eye pressure An effective control of high pressure within the eye when used alone or with other eye medications | Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset glaucoma.
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Side effects
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How it works
AzoptTrusopt
Decreases the production of fluids within the eyeDecreases the production of fluids within the eye
Type of medication
AzoptTrusopt
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Available as
AzoptTrusopt
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Used for (click to learn more)
AzoptTrusopt
  • Raised intraocular pressure
  • Raised intraocular pressure
Risk factors for serious side effects
AzoptTrusopt
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Pregnancy category
AzoptTrusopt
CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

See the FDA package insert
Upsides and benefits
AzoptTrusopt
  • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure within the eye
  • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure with the eye
Downsides and risks
AzoptTrusopt
  • May cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic
  • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop
  • remove contact lenses and leave out for 15 minutes after using the the eyedrop
  • Not used in children under 2 years of age
  • dorzolamide may cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic.
  • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop.
  • remove contact lense, and leave out for 15 minutes after using the the eyedrop.
  • dorzolamide is not used in children under 2 years of age.
Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
AzoptTrusopt
  • Wash hands before putting drops in eyes.
  • Do not touch the dropper tip to your eye or hands.
  • If you wear contacts remove them and wait 15 minutes, after putting the drop in eye, to replace them.
  • After instilling drops in the eye, press one finger to the inner corner of eye, by the nose, and press lightly for 1 minute.
  • Wash hands before putting drops in eyes.
  • Do not touch the dropper tip to your eye or hands.
  • If you wear contacts remove them and wait 15 minutes, after putting the drop in eye, to replace them.
  • After instilling drops in the eye, press one finger to the inner corner of eye, by the nose, and press lightly for 1 minute.
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