Dorzox T 5ml Eye Drop
|Strength||5 ml Eye Drop|
|Generic Name||Dorzolamide Hydrochloride-Timolol Maleate|
Dorzox T-5ml Eye Drop
Dorzox T Eye Drop is made to relieve intraocular pressure in the people suffering from ocular hypertension or glaucoma. Its active ingredients, Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and Timolol Maleate make this medication an excellent eye care solution to treat eye pressure. It is also used by the patients to manage and alleviate the associated symptoms. Available in form of drops, the medicine is an FDA approved solution.
What is Dorzox T used for?
Dorzox-T is used to treat ocular hypertension, open-angle glaucoma, pseudoexfoliative glaucoma as well as other associated problems. Since intraocular pressure may lead to an eye pain and harm your eyesight, this eye drop medication can significantly relieve that pressure to restore your vision.
How does Dorzox T work?
Dorzox T is a combined sterile, buffered as well as an isotonic solution. Its active constituent Dorzolamide Hydrochloride is a sulfonamide carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, and Timolol Maleate is a first beta adrenergic blocker. Both the ingredients are approved for the topical use and treat glaucoma. Regular intake of this eye drop tends to control the signs and symptoms of glaucoma or intraocular pressure.
What does Dorzox T contain?
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and Timolol Maleate are the main active pharmaceutical ingredients present in Dorzox T Eye Drops.
What are the side effects of Dorzox T?
Though there are no major or serious side effects of Dorzox T, but the possibility of some adverse effects cannot be ignored. Some minor to moderate side effects of this eye drop are reported as:
- Blurred vision
- Burning or stinging in eye
- Sensitivity to light
- Eye tearing
- Crusting of your eyes or eye lids
- Dropping eyelid
- Eye discharge
- Dry mouth
- Eye fatigue
- Bitter or unusual taste in your mouth
- Redness in the eye
- Ocular pain
- Itching in the eyes
- Swelling of face, tongue, and throat
Those who experience any of these side effects or are uncomfortable using this medicine should consult a doctor without delay.
What medications interact with Dorzox T?
Some drugs or ingredients are there that may interact with Dorzolamide and influence its pharmaceutical effect. You should take advice of your doctor before using this eye drop with the other medications like
- Oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
- Ketoconazole, itraconazole
- Calcium antagonist like diltiazem, verapamil
When should Dorzox T not be used?
- If you are allergic to Dorzolamide then you should not use Dorzox T (5ml) Eye Drops.
- Do not use Dorzox T Eye Drops or any other eye drops if its bottle is cracked, opened or damaged in any way
How should Dorzox T be used?
The medicine should be used exactly s directed by the physician.
- Avoid wearing soft contact lenses while applying this medicine
- If you have undergone an ocular surgery then consult your doctor before using this eye drop
- People with an eye infection should be careful with this medication
- Don’t touch the tip of the dropper as it may contaminate the drug
- Keep your eyes closed for about 5 minutes after applying this topical medicine
How long should you use Dorzox T?
The length of the medication course depends on the severity of the case. Usually, it takes 2-3 weeks to relieve your eyes from intraocular pressure and treat glaucoma. You must take this medicament as per your doctor’s direction.
Missed dose of Dorzox T?
Even if you have missed a dose of this eye drop, take the next dose on time. But, do not take a dose more than your doctor has prescribed.
How should Dorzox T?
It is advised to store this eye drop at room temperature (cool and dry place). Keep it away from moisture and light as well as children and pet.