Dorzolamide increased pressure within the eye. Wait at least 5 minutes between administering any other eyedrops.
Dorzolamide is a medication used to treat glaucoma which is increased pressure within the eye. Dorzolomide belongs to a group of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. These work by decreasing the pressure in the eye.
Dorzolamide is available as an eye drop that is usually given 3 times per day in the affected eye.
Common side effects of dorzolamide include burning, stinging, or discomfort of the eye after administering.
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Uses of Dorzolamide
Dorzolamide 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.
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Side Effects of Dorzolamide
Serious side effects have been reported with dorzolamide. See "Dorzolamide Precautions" section.
Common side effects of dorzolamide include:
- bitter taste in the mouth
- burning sensation in the eye
- inflammation of the cornea
- eye discomfort
This is not a complete list of dorzolamide 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.