Side Effects of Dorzolamide/Timolol

Common Side Effects

Dorzolamide/timolol has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials, in which the side effects of a group of people taking the drug are documented. In these clinical trials, the most common side effects seen with this medication included:
 
  • Eye burning or stinging -- in up to 30 percent of people
  • Bitter, sour, or unusual taste -- up to 30 percent
  • Eye redness -- up to 5 to 15 percent
  • Eye itching -- up to 5 to 15 percent
  • Blurred vision -- up to 5 to 15 percent
  • Tiny spots of corneal inflammation (known as superficial punctuate keratitis) -- up to 5 to 15 percent.
     
Some of the other common reactions (reported in 1 to 5 percent of people) included but were not limited to:
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects of dorzolamide/timolol listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while using the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to dorzolamide/timolol, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 

Dorzolamide/Timolol Drug Information

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