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TRUSOPT
Glaucoma
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Drug Name:

TRUSOPT Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Dorzolamide HCl 2%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Merck & Co., Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for TRUSOPT:

Open-angle glaucoma. Ocular hypertension.

Adults and Children:

1 drop 3 times daily.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic impairment. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <30mL/min): not recommended. Discontinue if ocular effects (eg, conjunctivitis, lid reactions) occur. Soft contact lenses. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Concomitant oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors: not recommended. May inhibit renal excretion of basic drugs and promote excretion of acidic drugs. May increase salicylate toxicity (acidosis).

Pharmacological Class:

Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (sulfonamide).

Adverse Reactions:

Burning, stinging, bitter taste, punctate keratitis, ocular allergic reaction, blurred vision, tearing, dryness, photophobia; possible sulfa-like systemic effects.

How Supplied:

Soln—10mL

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