Simbrinza (Brinzolamide/Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Suspension) is a prescription eye drop used for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (high pressure inside the eye). The Brinzolamide/Brimonidine Tartrate suspension contains 10 mg/mL brinzolamide and 2 mg/mL brimonidine tartrate. These two medications work together by reducing the amount of fluid in the eye which decreases pressure inside the eye. Follow the exact directions on the prescription label.
CanadianPharmacyKing.com currently has the brand Alcon Simbrinza Ophthalmic Suspension come from Canada. It is the only fixed-dose combination therapy available in 1% brinzolamide and Brimonidine Tartrate 0.2%. The generic Brinzolamide/Brimonidine Tartrate eye drops are not available in the market.
The common Simbrinza side effects may include:
• blurred vision
• dry mouth
• mild itching, redness, or irritation of your eyes
If you have had any serious side effects including any allergic reactions, confusion, irregular heartbeat, muscle cramps, numbness, seizures, severe blurred vision, and unusual weakness, contact your doctor immediately.
Do not use Simbrinza if you are allergic to brinzolamide or brimonidine Tartrate or any ingredients of this medication. Do not use it while wearing contact lenses. This medication is not recommended to children younger than 2 years old. Tell your doctor if you are if you have had any medical history, especially of:
• blood vessel disease
• blood circulation disorder
• heart disease
• kidney or liver disease
• low pressure
• If you are taking some medications that cause drowsiness including antihistamines, anxiety drugs, muscle relaxants, and narcotic pain relievers.
Simbrinza may cause you dizzy or drowsy. Use precaution if you drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision. Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.