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Rs.1,086.09/Pack
Rs 1,277.75

Rs.1/drops

1 drops(s)/Pack

Pack Size : 5ml drops

Rs.1277.75 Total

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Prescription Required

Cosopt 2%/0.5% drops

Cosopt 2%/0.5% drops is composed of

Dorzolamide (2%)
Timolol (0.5%)
Secnidazole ()

Belongs to the category

Miotic, Antiglaucoma Preps

Precaution:

This medication should be used with care in patients with hepatic (liver) impairment, history of renal (kidney) calculi, chronic corneal (eye) defects, history of intraocular surgery, closed angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye) or sulphonamide hypersensitivity.

It should be used with caution in metabolic acidosis, 1st degree AV block, having history of severe cardiac disease, hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), diabetes, hypotension (decrease blood pressure), severe peripheral circulatory disorder, corneal disease & dry eye. Cardiac function should be monitored following filtration procedures. And should withdraw gradually.  

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usesUses of Dorzolamide

This medication is used for the treatment of ocular (eye) hypertension and open angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye) either as an adjunct to beta blockers or used alone in patients unresponsive to beta-blockers, or if beta blockers are contraindicated.

side-effectsSide effects of Dorzolamide

Patients using this medication may experience ocular (eye) burning, stinging, itching, blurred vision, conjunctivitis (inflammation of the conjunctiva), bitter taste, nausea, fatigue and tearing are some of the side effects. 

pillsWhen not to use Dorzolamide

This medication should not be used in patients with severe renal (kidney) impairment or hyperchloremic (increased chloride levels in blood) acidosis (pH level of body drops below 7.35).

usesUses of Timolol

This medicine is indicated in ocular hypertension (increased pressure inside the eye), chronic open angle glaucoma (a form of eye disease), secondary glaucoma.

side-effectsSide effects of Timolol

 Its side effects include ocular irritation, transient blurred vision, bronchospasm, systemic beta-blocker effects & exacerbation (bad situation) of myasthenia gravis. This is not a complete list of side effects, so consult your doctor when condition worsens.

pillsWhen not to use Timolol

It is contraindicated in asthma, history of OPD (obstructive pulmonary disorder), sinus bradycardia (slow, regular heartbeat), sick sinus syndrome (inability of the heart's natural pacemaker), sino-atrial block, 2nd or 3rd degree AV block & in uncompensated cardiac failure.

usesUses of Secnidazole

Cosopt uses include Amoebic Dysentry (severe diarrhea and severe pain), hepatic amoebiasis, trichomoniasis.

pills Expert Advice for Dorzolamide

Wash your hands properly before use

Remove contact lenses before use. Wait for 15 mins before reinserting.

Avoid touching tip of applicator with eye.

pills Expert Advice for Timolol

  • Hands should be washed properly before using the product
  • Contact lenses to be removed before use and wait 15 mins before reinserting
  • To introduce the medicine into the eyes, first tilt your head back & look upward, then instill drops into the eyes. Then close eyes & roll eyeballs in all directions. Don’t blink eyes for 30 seconds and apply gentle pressure to the inner corners of the eye
  • Avoid touching tip of applicator in the eye
  • Also wait 5 mins before instilling any other medicine.

Q: What are the uses of Timolol?
Q: How to store Timolol?
Q: Do I need to cover my eyes following cataract surgery?
Q: Will this medicine affect my vision?
Q: Does Timolol have any effect on pregnancy and lactation?
Q: What is the recommended dosage in adults?
Q: How to store this medication?
Q: Do I need to cover my eyes following cataract surgery?
Q: Will this medicine affect my vision?
Q: When do I contact my prescriber?
Q: How do I use this medication?
Q: Are there any interaction of this with other medications?

Warnings

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    Dorzolamide

    This medicine is contraindicated in pregnancy.

    Timolol

    No evidence of risk of damage in humans has been found to date, hence, it can be used but with caution.

    Secnidazole

    Cosopt should not be taken by pregnant women.

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    Dorzolamide

    This medicine is contraindicated in nursing mothers.

    Timolol

    This medicine is contraindicated in lactating mothers.

    Secnidazole

    Cosopt should not be taken by women who are breastfeeding. 

What side-effects did you experience while using this medicine?

How did you take this medicine?

With food


75%

With or without food


25%

Empty Stomach


0%

How much was the improvement?

1


50%

2


0%

3


25%

4


0%

5


25%

What are you using this medicine for?

Hypertension


0%

Glaucoma


75%

Amoebiasis


0%

Others


25%

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