Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Dorzolamide

Contributor(s): Sally Anne Argyle, Brian Patterson

Introduction

Name

  • Dorzolamide hydrochloride.

Class of drug

  • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.

Description

Chemical name

  • (4S,6S)-4-(ethylamino)-6-methyl-7,7-dioxo-5,6-dihydro-4H-thieno[2,3-b]thiopyran-2-sulfonamide.

Molecular formula

  • C10 H16 N2 O4 S3 .

Molecular weight

  • 324.4.

Physical properties

  • Clear, colorless, slightly viscous solution.

Storage requirements

  • Once opened use within 28 days.
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references fromPubMed.
  • Willis A M, Robbin T Eet al(2001)Effect of topical administration of 2% dorzolamide hydrochloride or 2% dorzolamide hydrochloride-0.5% timolol maleate on intraocular pressure in clinically normal horses.Am J Vet Res62(5), 709-713PubMed.

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