Cosopt

(Dorzolamide / Timolol)

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Lowers eye pressure

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An effective two medicine combination that is used when one medication is not effective, and you are looking for ease of using both medications in one drop. Lowering eye pressure can prevent the onset of glaucoma.

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Quick facts about Dorzolamide Timolol
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (dorzolamide / timolol)

Upsides

  • Easier to use with two medications in one drop.
  • May add another medication when needed..
  • May be more effective than using only one medication.
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Downsides

  • May cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic.
  • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop.
  • Not used in children under 2 years of age.
  • dorzolamide/timolol is not used if you have lung disease or heart conditions relating to a low heart rate or low blood pressure.
  • May cause blurred vision.
How it works

[name_common decreases the production of fluids within the eye, and increases the flow of fluids out of the eye.

Quick facts about Dorzolamide Timolol
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (dorzolamide / timolol)

Used for

  • Ocular hypertension
  • In patients who are insufficiently responsive to beta-blockers Open-angle glaucoma
  • In patients who are insufficiently responsive to beta-blockers

Dosage forms

  • Eye drops
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Side effect rates for Cosopt (Dorzolamide / Timolol)

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Common concerns from people taking Cosopt (Dorzolamide / Timolol)

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Pregnancy

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.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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