Azopt Drops (Brinzolamide)
Azopt Drops (Brinzolamide) Product Information
Azopt Drops is a prescribed medicine for treating glaucoma of the eye. Glaucoma is a build-up of pressure in the eye and can be serious if it is left untreated. Azopt is classified as a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor which will lower intraocular pressure. It reduces the production of fluid in the eye which reduces the pressure.
Azopt Drops is manufactured by Alcon. We offer it in one dosage: 1% brinzolamide as a product of Turkey and Canada. Each eye drop bottle is 5ml in size. We also carry generic Azopt known as Brinzolamide 1% as product of United Kingdom. You can select from 5ml, 10ml, and 15ml for your order.
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Please note that a prescription is required buy Azopt online from PricePro Pharmacy. The prescription can faxed to 1-855-776-0006, emailed to [email protected], or uploaded directly on the website. Once we receive the prescription and your order is placed it will take 1-2 business days for review then your medication will be dispensed. You will receive an email alert once your order has been shipped.
How to Use Azopt Drops
When taking Azopt, you must take it as your doctor recommends.
If you use contact lenses, these must not be put in until 15 minutes after you have used Azopt. Using it while they are in use will damage them. To avoid infection, make sure that your hands are clean.
The bottle should be shaken before you begin to apply the drops as the medication is a suspension. To properly instill the drops, put your head back a little and make a pocket out of the lower eyelid. Squeeze one drop in and then keep the eye closed for up to 2 minutes. Don’t add additional drops above what you have been prescribed. If you use any other drops, wait 10 minutes before you use those.
Azopt Side Effects
Some side effects will require you to stop using the medication immediately to contact your health care provider. They include:
- Eye pain
- Swollen eyes
- Pains in the stomach
- Blurred vision
- An unusual taste in the mouth – normally bitter
Before using Azopt you need to tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or the active ingredient brinzolamide. They should be made aware of your medical history especially if there have been instances of:
- Kidney disease
- An allergy to sulfa drugs that you have taken in the past
- Narrow angle glaucoma
The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.