• Eye drops
  • Raised intraocular pressure
  • In patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma
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lowers eye pressure

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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.

  • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure with the eye
  • 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.

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Side effects for Trusopt (Dorzolamide)

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These are side effects of Trusopt (Dorzolamide) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.

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What to expect when you start Trusopt (Dorzolamide)

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Tips from our pharmacists
  • 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.

Tips from pharmacists and people taking Trusopt (Dorzolamide)

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