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DailyMed – DORZOLAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE solution/ drops


Advise the patient to read the FDA-approved patient labeling (Instructions for Use).

When to Seek Physician Advise

Advise patients that if they develop any ocular reactions, particularly conjunctivitis and lid reactions, they should discontinue use and seek their physician’s advice.

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Manufactured by:

Akorn Operating Company LLC

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Rev.232:05 04/21

Marketed by:

GSMS, Inc.

Camarillo, CA USA 93012

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution 2%

Before using your Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution

Before using your Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution for the first time, make sure the safety seal around the tip cap is unbroken.

Step 1. Wash your hands.

Step 2. Tear off the safety seal.

Step 3. To open the bottle, unscrew the cap by turning counterclockwise. Giving your Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution drops

Giving your Dozolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Drops

Step 4. Tilt your head back and pull your lower eyelid down slightly to form a pocket between your eyelid and your eye.

Step 5. Invert the bottle, and press lightly with the thumb or index finger until a single drop is dispensed into the eye as directed by your doctor.

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DO NOT TOUCH YOUR EYES OR EYE LIDS WITH THE DROPPER TIP.

Step 6. If your doctor has told you to use Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution drops in both eyes, repeat Steps 4 and 5.

After using your Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution

Step 7. Replace the cap by turning until it is firmly touching the bottle. Do not overtighten the cap.

Step 8. The dispenser tip is designed to provide a single drop; therefore, do NOT enlarge the hole of the dispenser tip.

After you have used all doses, there will be some Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution left in the bottle.
Do not try to remove the extra medicine from the Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution bottle. Throw away your Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution bottle in your household trash.

How should I store Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution?

  • Store Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution between 68° F to 77° F (20° C to
  • Protect from light
  • After opening, Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution can be used until the expiration date on the bottle.
  • Safely throw away medicine that is out of date or no longer needed.

KEEP DORZOLAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION AND ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

Important information about using Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution

  • If you have any eye or skin reactions, especially conjunctivitis or eyelid reactions to Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, stop using it and call your doctor right away.
  • If you have eye surgery or have a problem such as trauma or infection of your eye while using Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, call your doctor right away.
  • If you do not handle eye medicines the right way the medicine can become contaminated. If the tip of the dispenser touches your eye or areas around your eye, the tip can become contaminated with bacteria which can cause an eye infection and other serious problems including loss of eyesight.
  • If you use other eye medicines dropped onto the eye like Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, use the medicines at least 5 minutes before or after you use Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution.
  • Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution contains benzalkonium chloride which may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before you use your Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution. You can place your contact lenses back into your eyes 15 minutes after using your Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Akorn Operating Company LLC at 1-800-932-5676 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

This Instructions for Use has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Manufactured by:

Akorn Operating Company LLC

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Rev.232:05 04/21

Marketed by:

GSMS, Inc.

Camarillo, CA USA 93012



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