Dosing InformationThere is only one standard dosage for this medication, regardless of the severity of your glaucoma. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Azopt Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of AzoptAs with any medicine, Azopt can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
In clinical studies, the most common side effects of this medication included:
- Blurred vision
- Bitter, sour, or unusual taste.
(Click Azopt Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsAzopt may potentially interact with some other medicines (see Azopt Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Azopt and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Azopt and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Azopt Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)