Ocular Pharm post MT

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Ocular Pharm post MT
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2013-04-07 16:51:18
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  1. Trusopt
    • dorzolamide 2.0% sol'n bid
    • CAI topical, add-on therapy (4th line after prostanoids, beta blockers, brimonidine)
    • + stinging/burning, bitter taste
    • x sulfa hypersens
    • caution with sig ocular surface disease
  2. Azopt
    • brinzolamide 1.0% susp
    • CAI topical, add-on therapy (4th line after prostanoids, beta blockers, brimonidine)
    • + LESS stinging/burning
    • x sulfa hypersens
    • more blurred vision
    • Preg category C
    • caution with sig ocular surface disease
  3. CAI topicals
    • 1. Trusopt
    • 2. Azopt (less stinging, preg C)
  4. Oral CAIs
    • acute IOP lowering. Inhibit carbonic anhydrase -> inhibit prod of AH
    • 1. Diamox (acetazolamide) -Tx acute ACG
    • 2.
    • 3. Neptazane (methazolamide) -better for PX with pulmonary problems
  5. Diamox
    • acetazolamide
    • oral CAI, acute IOP reduction, inhib AH production
    • x sulf hypersen, pulmonary/renal problems

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