What is Azopt?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Brinzolamide

Azopt is a brand of brinzolamide, a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and anti-glaucoma ophthalmic agent. It is used to lower the intraocular pressure in people with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Azopt

Side effect Patients
Bitter taste 1


Based on patients currently taking Azopt

Dosage Patients
1 drop(s) daily 1
2 g daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Azopt

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Azopt


Currently taking Azopt

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Azopt

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Azopt.