Azopt; brinzolamide hydrochloride 

Glaucoma is a group of diseases of the optic nerve involving loss of retinal ganglion cells in a characteristic pattern of optic neuropathy. Raised intraocular pressure is a significant risk factor for developing glaucoma. There is no set threshold for intraocular pressure that causes glaucoma — while one person may develop nerve damage at a relatively low pressure, another person may have high eye pressures for years and yet never develop damage. ...

Azopt is used to treat increased pressure in the eye.

Special Warnings Concerning Azopt:

Azopt is a sulfa drug. Although it is applied to the eye, it is absorbed by the body. Therefore, it is important to tell your health care provider if you are allergic to sulfa drugs. If you have a reaction to Azopt, stop using the medicine and contact your health care provider.


Glaucoma as related to Brinzolamide