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Azopt® (brinzolamide) is part of a group of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, and is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. This prescription medicine works to lower eye pressure by decreasing the amount of fluid produced by the eye. It comes in the form of eye drops and is used in the affected eye(s) three times daily. Potential side effects may include blurred vision and an unusual taste.
 
(Click Azopt for more dosing tips and guidelines, details on what to tell your healthcare provider before taking the drug, and an explanation of how it works. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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