Arrow-Dortim (Dorzolamide Hydrochloride/Timolol Maleate)
What is Arrow-Dortim (Dorzolamide Hydrochloride/Timolol Maleate) used for?
Arrow-Dortim Eye Drops are used to reduce high pressure in the eyes, usually as a result of glaucoma. The active ingredients, Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and Timolo Maleate work by inhibiting fluid productions in the eye.
How should I use Arrow-Dortim (Dorzolamide Hydrochloride/Timolol Maleate)?
Each bottle of Arrow-Dortim contains 5mL of eye drops, with a concentration of 20mg/mL of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and 5mg/mL of Timolo Maleate. In most situations, you will require one drop to be applied to the affected eye twice a day. The drops can be apllied directly from the bottle using the attached dropper.
Directions for application are as follows:
Any other eye drops you are taking should be taken at least ten minutes before or after applying Arrow-Dortim
What are the side effects of Arrow-Dortim (Dorzolamide Hydrochloride/Timolol Maleate)?
A burning or stinging senstaion in the eye can be expected after applying the eye drops.
Some people also notice taste abnormalities.
Less common side effects associated with Dorzolamide Hydrochloride and Timolo Maleate are cardiovascular abnormalities, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, urinary tract infection, upper respiratory tract infection, and flu-like symptoms.
Most side will pass shortly after you have applied the drops. If they do not go away, contact your doctor.
If you show any signs of allergic reaction to Arrow-Dortim, contact your doctor immediately.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
Young children (under two years old) may not be suitable candidates for treatment with Arrow-Dortim.
If you suffer from heart, liver or kidney problems you may not be able to take Arrow-Dortim.
Before taking Arrow-Dortim, tell your doctor if you are taking: