This drug may cause temporary blurred vision or other visual disturbances, if affected do not drive or operate machinery.
Monitor intraocular pressure.
Concurrent use w/ oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors may lead to additive systemic effects. Concurrent use w/ high-dose salicylates may lead to toxicity.
Description: Mechanism of Action: Brinzolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that decreases secretion of aqueous humour thus reducing intraocular pressure. Pharmacokinetics: Absorption: Absorbed into systemic circulation. Distribution: Brinzolamide and metabolites: Accumulates in RBCs and bind to carbonic anhydrase. Plasma protein binding: Approx 60%. Metabolism: Metabolised to N-desethyl brinzolamide. Excretion: Via urine as unchanged drug and metabolites.
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