Dorzolamide/timolol

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Dorzolamide/timolol
Combination of
Dorzolamide Carboanhydrase inhibitor
Timolol Beta blocker
Clinical data
Trade names Cosopt
Pregnancy cat.
Legal status
Routes eye drops
Identifiers
CAS number  YesY
ATC code S01ED51
PubChem CID 56841571
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Dorzolamide/timolol eyedrops (trade name Cosopt) are used for lowering pressure in the eye to normal levels, and a treatment for glaucoma. The drug is a combination of two chemicals: dorzolamide hydrochloride and timolol maleate. Both chemicals work by decreasing the production of aqueous humor. It gained Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in April 1998, and is supplied by Merck.

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