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Generic: dorzolamide-timolol ophthalmic
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It is used in the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye.
               



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What may interact with this medicine?

  • beta- blockers like atenolol, metoprolol, propranolol and others
  • calcium channel blockers like diltiazem, nifedipine, verapamil and others
  • carbonic anhydrase inhibitors like acetazolamide or methazolamide
  • clonidine
  • digoxin
  • quinidine
  • reserpine

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Report any serious side effects right away. Stop using this solution if your eyes get swollen, painful, or have a discharge, and see your doctor or health care professional as soon as you can.

You may get dizzy while using this medicine. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that requires mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you.

Wear dark glasses if this eye drop makes your eyes more sensitive to light.

If you wear contact lenses, ask your doctor or health care professional when you can use your lenses again.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain
  • hard, irregular heartbeat
  • infected eyes, eyelids
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • unusually weak or tired
  • vomiting

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • bitter taste in the mouth
  • burning, stinging, or discomfort immediately after using the solution
  • dry eyes
  • feeling as if there is something in the eye
  • increased flow of tears
  • nausea
  • sensitivity of the eyes to light

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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