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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The dose is one drop of TRUSOPT Ophthalmic Solution in the affected eye(s) three times daily. TRUSOPT may be used concomitantly with other topical ophthalmic drug products to lower intraocular pressure. If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the drugs should be administered at least five minutes apart.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
Solution containing 20 mg/mL dorzolamide (22.3 mg of dorzolamide hydrochloride).
Storage And Handling
TRUSOPT is supplied in an OCUMETER® PLUS container, a white, translucent, HDPE plastic ophthalmic dispenser with a controlled drop tip and a white polystyrene cap with orange label as follows:
NDC 0006-3519-36, 10 mL, in an 18 mL capacity bottle.
Store TRUSOPT Ophthalmic Solution at 15-30°C (59-86°F). Protect from light.
Manuf. for: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889, USA. By: Laboratoires Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret Clermont Ferrand Cedex 9, 63963, France.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/18/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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