Dorzolamide/timolol

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Dorzolamide/timolol
Combination of
Dorzolamide Carboanhydrase inhibitor
Timolol Beta blocker
Clinical data
Trade names Cosopt
Pregnancy
category
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
Routes of
administration
eye drops
Legal status
Legal status
Identifiers
ATC code S01ED51 (WHO)
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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