About Dorzox: Dorzox Eye Drops are mainly used in treating intraocular pressure in individuals with glaucoma and other conditions affecting the eye. This intraocular pressure is comprised of the fluid inside the eye. If this fluid pressure is damaged, it can cause difficulty in sight. Dorzox Eye Drops is used to treat glaucoma and the symptoms that follow. The active ingredient contained is Dorzolamide which inhibits carbonic anhydrase, an enzyme in the eye. This then reduces pressure inside the eye preventing any damage that may be caused by the excess pressure. It is important to note that this medication is effective in treating a variety of glaucoma types of diseases like open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension but cannot be used in curing the condition itself.
How to use Dorzox
Dorzox Eye Drops (Dorzolamide) are more or less like any other simple eye drops. To administer the medication, patients should tilt the head back, pull down the lower eye lid leaving space for the drop to collect. Take Dorzox Eye Drops and hold it directly over the eye the release a single drop. Release the eye lid gently as you close the eye and leave it like so for not more than two minutes. Repeat the process to the other eye if necessary or if instructed by the physician. Dorzox Eye Drops are only for external use and should not be used in any way internally.
Medical practitioners strongly recommend that patients follow the given prescribed dosage in order to avoid any mistakes in administering. In the event of an overdose, patients should contact a doctor immediately to know what is the next suitable cause of action. If patients miss a dose, they should also contact a doctor to receive instruction on how best to take the dose depending on the time passed since missing.
Dorzox Side Effects
In some rare occasions, using Dorzox Eye Drops may bring about some side effects. Although these side effects are not mild and are short-lasting, patients are advised to contact a doctor if they persist or become unbearable. These side effects include the following; decreased potassium level in the blood, altered taste, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, dark urine, itchy eyes.
Patients are advised not to have contact lenses when administering the eye drops and wait around 20 minutes after application before they can put back the contact lenses. If a patient gets an allergic reaction like a sharp pain, reddening or any other sign, they should immediately contact a doctor. Those patients taking other medication should also inform the doctor before taking medicine to prevent any unwanted conditions.