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Are there any risks in using dorzolamide ophthalmic?

Dorzolamide ophthalmic is associated with certain risks, which you should discuss with your doctor before using the medication. Pregnant women who use dorzolamide may risk harming the fetus. If you become pregnant while using this medication, tell your doctor immediately. If you wear contact lenses, make sure you wait at least 15 minutes after using dorzolamide drops to re-insert them. Dorzolamide ophthalmic has been associated with blurred vision over short periods of time. Be careful not to operate a vehicle until you know how this medicine will affect you. Blurriness may worsen if you drink alcohol or take certain other medications. Distorted vision may be a side effect that requires medical attention. Signs of eye irritation, such as swelling or itching, may indicate an allergy to dorzolamide. Check with your physician if this occurs. Light sensitivity is common, so wearing sunglasses may help alleviate discomfort.

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