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Dorzolamide

Contributor(s): David Maggs

Introduction

Name

  • Dorzolamide hydrochloride.

Class of drug

  • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (CAI).

Description

Storage requirements

  • Keep at 15 - 30 °C

Uses

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Indications

  • Management of glaucoma Glaucoma and ocular hypertension.
    Little information available regarding efficacy in dog or cat

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Ophthalmic Drug Facts 2000. Facts and Comparisons.Bartlett J D, St Louis, MO.
  • Cawrse M A, Ward D A & Hendrix D V H (1999)Effects of topically applied 2% dorzolamide on intraocular pressure and aqueous humor flow in normal dogs.Proceedings, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

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