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Drug Name:

AZOPT Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Brinzolamide 1%; oph. susp; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for AZOPT:

Open-angle glaucoma. Ocular hypertension.

Adult:

1 drop 3 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic impairment. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <30mL/min): not recommended. Discontinue if serious systemic, ocular (eg, conjunctivitis, lid edema), or hypersensitivity reactions occur. Soft contact lenses (remove; may reinsert 15 minutes after administration). Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Concomitant oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors: not recommended. Separate administration of other oph drugs by ≥10 minutes.

Pharmacological Class:

Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (sulfonamide).

Adverse Reactions:

Blurred vision, bitter/sour taste, blepharitis, dermatitis, dry eye, foreign body sensation, headache, hyperemia; ocular discharge, discomfort, or itch; keratitis, rhinitis.

How Supplied:

Susp—2.5mL, 5mL, 10mL, 15mL

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