All the Drug Class Drugs
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor, β Blocker. Dorzolamide HCl 20 mg/ml, Timolol Maleate 5 mg/ml. OCUMETER (with controlled drop tip): 5
ml. 1 drop in affect. eye(s) 2 x dly. Use
10 mins. apart from other ophth. drug
NEW OCUMETER PLUS: 5 ml. 1 drop in
affect. eye(s) 2 x dly. Use 10 mins.
apart from other ophth. drug being
Elevat. IOP in oc. hypertens., open-angle
glaucoma, second open-angle glaucoma.
C/I: Bronch. dis., coron. heart dis.,
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor, β Antagonist. Dorzolamide HCl 20 mg/ml, Timolol Maleate 5 mg/ml. SOL.:5 ML. 1dr ×2/d in the affected eye. See lit.
For the tmt. of elevat. intraoc. press. (IOP) in pts. with ocular hypertens., open-ang. glauc., or other second. open-ang. glauc. when concom. ther. is appropr.
C/I: Hypersens. Pts. with past/present pulmon. dis. e.g.: asthma, severe chron. obstruct. bronchit. Pts. with bradycard., HF, arrhythm. Pts. with renal impair.,renal dis., nephrolithias. Pts. with hyperchlorem. acidosis.
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor, β Blocker. Dorzolamide HCl 20 mg/ml, Timolol Maleate 5 mg/ml. OPHTH. SOLN: 5 ml. Instill. 1 drop in
affect. eye morn. and even. Not to
exceed max. dosage. Not intend. for
Tmt. elevat. IOP in pts. with oc. hypertens.,
open-angle glaucoma, other second.
open-angle glaucoma, when concomit.
C/I: Known hypersens. Pts. suffer./past
suffer. from asthma, obstruct. pulmon.
dis., heart fail., bradycard., severe kidney
problems. Concom. use oral carbonic
anhydrase inhibs., lact.
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor. Dorzolamide HCl 20 mg/ml. NEW OCUMETER PLUS: 5 ml with
controlled drop tip. Monother: 1 drop
in affect. eye(s) 3 x dly. Polyther: 1
drop in affect. eye(s) 2 x dly.
Elevated introcular pressure in pts with oc.
hypertens., and/or open-angle glaucoma.
In some cases for second glaucoma.
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor. Acetazolamide 250 mg. TABS: 30. CHF.: For diuresis in CHF, init.:
250-375 mg once dly. in the morn. If,
after an init. response, the pt. fails to
contin. to lose edema fluid, do not incr.
the dose but allow for kidney recovery
by skip. medic. for a day.
Drug Induced Edema: 250 -375 mg
once a day for one/ two days, altern.
with a day of rest.
Glaucoma: Tmt. of chron. simple
(open-ang.) glauc. ranges from 250
mg- 1 g of per 24 hrs., usual. in divid.
doses for amounts over 250 mg.
Tmt. of second. glauc. and in the
postoper. tmt. of some cases of acute congest. (close-ang.) glauc., 250 mg
every 4 hrs. in some acute cases, initial
dose of 500 mg follow. by 125 or 250
mg every 4 hrs. depend. on the
Acute Mountain Sick.: 500 mg-1,000
mg dly., in divid. doses. In
circumstances of rapid ascent, the
higher dose level of 1,000 mg is
recommen. It is preferable to init.
dosing 24- 48 hrs. before ascent and to
contin.for 48 hrs. See lit.
Adjunct. tmt. of drug induced edema
and edema due to congest. heart fail.
Chron. simple (open ang.) glauc., second.
glauc.and pre operat. in acute ang.
closure glauc. where delay of surg. is
desired in order to lower intraoc. press.
Acute mountain sick.
C/I: Situations in which Na+ and/or K+
blood levels are depressed, in cases of
marked kidney &liver dis. or dysfunc.,
suprarenal gland fail., and
hyperchloremic acidosis. Pts. with hep.
cirrhosis. Long- term administ. in pts.
with chron. non-congest. ang. -clos.
glauc. Hypersens. to sulphonamides.