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Antiglaucoma

What is dorzolamide hydrochloride ophthalmic solution?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Dorzolamide hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, or dorzolamide, is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and hypertension of the eye. Dorzolamide reduces the level of fluid in the eye, and thus reduces the pressure inside of the eye. Dorzolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor drug that is applied as a topical solution to the eye. This medication requires a doctor’s prescription. Dorzolamide is manufactured under the brand name Trusopt.
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