| Dorzox Eye Drops
What is Dorzox Eye Drops?
Dorzox Eye Drops containing the active ingredient dorzolamide is considered a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor type of medication. It works by lowering high pressure inside the eye which can help prevent the gradual loss of vision. It is mainly prescribed to treat open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. The medication can be used to control glaucoma but cannot be used to cure it.
How is Dorzox Eye Drops used?
Dorzox Eye Drops is usually applied to the affected eyes 3 times per day or as directed by a doctor. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patient's condition and their response to the medication. To apply the eye drop, tilt the head back and pull on the lower lid of the eye to create a pocket for the medication. Hold the dropper above your eye and release one drop into the eye. Press gently on the inside corner of the eye and close your eye for a minute or two. Repeat the process as required.
Patients using Dorzox Eye Drops may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Blurred vision
- Unusual taste in mouth
- Burning or stinging in the eye
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Sensitivity to light
- Itchy eyes
- Redness or swelling eyes
- Dry or watery eyes
- Dark urine
Remove contact lenses prior to applying the medication and wait at least 15 minutes after application to put contact lenses back on.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Dorzox Eye Drops is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.