brinzolamide ophthalmic (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Azopt)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Azopt)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of brinzolamide ophthalmic is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using brinzolamide ophthalmic (Azopt)?
Brinzolamide ophthalmic can cause blurred vision. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be able to see clearly.
Do not use any other eye medication unless your doctor has prescribed it for you. If you use another eye medication, use it at least 10 minutes before or after using brinzolamide ophthalmic. Do not use the medications at the same time.
What other drugs will affect brinzolamide ophthalmic (Azopt)?
Before using brinzolamide ophthalmic, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with brinzolamide ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about brinzolamide ophthalmic.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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