Tell the doctor about any medical problems the patient has now or has had in the past, including eye problems and eye surgeries, and about any allergies to any medications.
If the patient develops any eye irritation or any new eye problems such as redness of the eye or swelling of the eyelids, contact the doctor immediately.
If the patient suspects that this medicine is causing an allergic reaction (for example, skin rash, severe skin reaction or itching) stop its use and contact the doctor immediately.
Use in patients with liver impairment: Tell the doctor about any liver problems the patient now has or has suffered from in the past.
LAMISOPT contains benzalkonium chloride: This preservative may be deposited in soft contact lenses and may possibly discolour the lenses. Remove contact lenses prior to application and wait at least 15 minutes before reinsertion. If the patient wears contact lenses, they should consult the doctor before using this medicine.
Driving and using machines: No studies on the effects on the ability to drive or use machines have been performed. There are side effects associated with this medicine, such as dizziness and blurred vision, which may affect the ability to drive and/or operate machinery. Do not drive or operate machinery until the patient feels well or the vision is clear.
Use in Children: Dorzolamide has been studied in infants and children less than 6 years of age who have raised pressure in the eye(s) or have been diagnosed with glaucoma. For more information, talk to the doctor.
Use in Elderly: In studies with dorzolamide, the effects of dorzolamide were similar in both elderly and younger patients.