Alcon | Brinzolamide Ophthalmic (Medication)
Brinzolamide ophthalmic drops is used to treat increased pressure in the eye caused by glaucoma (open angle-type) or other eye diseases, like ocular hypertension. Lowering high pressure inside the eye helps to prevent blindness. Brinzolamide eye drops control glaucoma but do not cure it.
Apply this medication in the affected eye(s), usually one drop 3 times a day or as directed by your doctor. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using your eye drops. Wait at least 15 minutes after each dose before putting your lenses back in. ...
Side effects such as temporary blurred vision, bitter, sour, or unusual taste in your mouth, dry eyes, temporary discomfort, itching, or redness of the eye, feeling as if something is in your eye, eye discharge, and headache may occur.
More serious side effects include an allergic reaction, eye or eyelid swelling or pain, stomach, side and back pain, persistent nausea or vomiting, yellowing eyes and skin, dark urine, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual tiredness, signs of infection such as fever, chills, persistent sore throat, or chest pain.
If you notice any of these, or any other unusual sign, seek medical help immediately. ...
Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you are allergic to it, to other drugs, or if you have any other allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had liver or kidney disease, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Because it can cause dizziness and drowsiness, do not drive and use heavy machinery until you are sure you can perform this activity safely. ...