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|US Brand Name||Azopt|
|Generic Name||Brinzolamide opthalmic suspension 1%|
Description of the drug
Brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension 1% is the active ingredient present in Brinolar 1% (5ml) Eye Drop. It is used as an eye drop to lower intraocular pressure in those patients with Ocular Hypertension or Open-Angle Glaucoma.
Indications and Usage
Whenever there is an increase in pressure within your eye it can lead to some damage to the optic nerve at the back of your eye. This situation is known as glaucoma. If the situation is not treated well it can lead to loss of vision.
Ocular hypertension occurs when there is increased pressure within your eye but there is no damage to the optic nerve. Those suffering from Ocular hypertension can end up having Glaucoma later. This is when medication such as Brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension 1% is prescribed so as to reduce eye pressure in people and also to prevent eye damage.
Dosage and Administration
The recommended dose is usually 1 drop into the affected eye three times daily. Before using the eye drop it is best to consult a doctor who will prescribe the right dose for you.
-Method of Administration:
The drop is to be administered into each eye for the prescribed period of time.
In case of missed dose apply the medicine as soon as you remember it. However, there should be significant gap between two doses.
In case of overdose, you must get yourself checked by a doctor immediately.
Forms and Strengths:
- Form: Eye drop
- Strength: 5 ml
The medicine is contraindicated in people who have an allergy to the ingredients.
Warnings and precautions
- Inform your doctor if you are breast feeding or if you are pregnant.
- Let the doctor know in case you are taking any medicine so that chances of drug interaction can be avoided.
- If you are allergic to any medicine do inform your doctor about it.
- It is also important to inform your doctor about any bad reaction to any other eye drops.
Some common side effects of the medication include:
- Taste disturbances
- Blurred vision
- Foreign body sensation
- Dry eye
- Ocular keratitis
There may be several other side effects apart from the ones mentioned above. Consult your doctor in case of any serious side effects.
Informing your doctor about your medical history and also the medicines that you are taking currently reduces the chances of drug interactions.
The medicine contains the active ingredient Brinzolamide ophthalmic suspension 1%. Brinzolamide belongs to the group of drugs called carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, which decreases the fluid production inside the eye by lowering the pressure within the eye.
It is best to store it at a temperature between 15 and 30 degree. It should be kept out of reach of children and pets.
It is manufactured by Sun Pharma. You can easily buy Brinolar 1% (5 ml) Eye Drop online from our website and have it delivered at your doorstep.