Drug Class: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
Treats: Glaucoma, Open angle Glaucoma
Azopt is used relieve pressure in the eye, for patients that have ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma. The drops work by reducing the fluid production in the eye, thus reducing pressure in the eye.
Azopt (brinzolamide ophthalmic) is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor which works by decreasing the production of fluid inside the eye, thus lowering pressure in the eye.
Azopt is used to treat certain types of glaucoma and various causes of high pressure in the eye. This medication reduces the amount of fluid in the eye which helps in decreasing pressure in the eye. However, Azopt may also be used for other conditions as determined by the doctor. Consult your doctor for instructions.
Azopt may cause various side effects. As well as needed side effects, Azopt may also cause unwanted side effects which may require medical attention. Some of the side effects include; Blurred vision, dry eyes, skin rash, redness or pain of the eye as well as discharge from the eye.