Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution (generic Trusopt) is a drop that treats glaucoma. It contains 2% dorzolamide, which is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that decreases eye pressure. It may also be useful in treating glaucoma in one eye when the other eye is affected.
Who is Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution 2%, 10ml for?
For use in horses, cats, and dogs.
Why use Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution 2%, 10ml?
Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution reduces eye pressure, reducing the risk of vision loss and nerve damage.
How does Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution 2%, 10ml work?
Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution decreases secretion of humor by slowing bicarbonate ion formation with subsequent fluid transport and sodium reduction. The result is reduced intraocular pressure.
Sandoz, Hi-Tech, Bausch & Lomb or other generic brand
2% dorzolamide, a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
How is Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution 2%, 10ml sold?
What are the side effects of Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution 2%, 10ml?
If any of the following serious signs of allergic reaction occur, discontinue use and seek emergency veterinary attention:
- Closing of the throat
- Difficulty breathing
- Swelling of the tongue
- Swelling of the face
- Swelling of the lips
Less serious side effects may occur. If your pet experiences any of the following, continue administering and speak to your veterinarian:
- Sensitivity to sunlight
- Blurred vision
- Watery eyes
- Itchy eyes
Other side effects may also occur. Speak to your veterinarian about any bothersome or unusual symptoms.
What special precautions are there?
- Do not touch the dropper to the hands, eyes, or any other surface. Contamination could result in an eye infection.
- If difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling occur, discontinue use and immediately contact your veterinarian.
- Speak to your veterinarian about all other medications your pet is taking.
What to do if overdose?
Flush eye with water. Call your vet or emergency animal hospital.
How can I store Dorzolamide HCL Ophthalmic Solution 2%, 10ml?
Keep away from heat and moisture. Store at room temperature.
Wait 10 minutes between administering any other eye drops.
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