Milton Keynes Formulary
Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group
Milton Keynes Community Health Services

 
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11 Eye
11-06 Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and systemic drugs

Acetazolamide Diamox®
Formulary
  • Tablets 250mg
  • Diamox®  Modified Release Capsules 250mg
  • Injection 500mg (Hospital only)

Notes: 

  • Acetazolamide is used as parenteral or oral therapy for acute glaucoma.
  • Its side effects include paraesthesia, general malaise/fatigue, dizziness, electrolyte imbalance and depression.

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Brinzolamide Azopt
Formulary

Eye drops, brinzolamide 10mg/mL 


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Brinzolamide 1% with Timolol 0.5%  Azarga®
Formulary

Eye drops, brinzolamide 10mg, timolol (as maleate) 5mg/mL


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Brinzolamide 10mg/ml & brimonidine 2mg/ml Simbrinza®
Formulary

Eye drops, brinzolamide 10mg and brimonidine tartrate 2mg/mL equivalent to 1.3mg of brimonidine

 


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Dorzolomide Trusopt®
Formulary
  • Ophthalmic solution 2% 
  • Single use eye drops 2%

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Dorzolomide 2% with Timolol 0.5% Cosopt®
Formulary

Ophthalmic solution: dorzolamide 2%, timolol 0.5%

Note: 

  • Cosopt® has been included to aid compliance for those patients requiring both a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and beta-blocker.  

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Acetazolamide oral liquid
Non Formulary

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