Trusopt

Trusopt treats high pressure in the eye. Wait at least 5 minutes between administering any other eyedrops.

Trusopt Overview

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Trusopt is a medication used to treat glaucoma which is increased pressure within the eye. Trusopt belongs to a group of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. These work by decreasing the pressure in the eye.

Trusopt is available as an eye drop that is usually given 3 times per day in the affected eye.

Common side effects of Trusopt include burning, stinging, or discomfort of the eye after administering.

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Uses of Trusopt

Trusopt is a medication used to treat glaucoma which is increased pressure within the eye.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Manufacturer

Dorzolamide

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Trusopt Drug Class

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Side Effects of Trusopt

Serious side effects have been reported with Trusopt. See "Trusopt Precautions" section.

Common side effects of Trusopt include:

  • bitter taste in the mouth
  • burning sensation in the eye
  • inflammation of the cornea
  • eye discomfort

This is not a complete list of Trusopt side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.