Ophthalmology – MCQ 29 – Topical treatment of open angle glaucoma

Which of the following drugs is not used topically for treatment of open angle glaucoma:
A. Latanoprost
B. Brimonidine
C. Acetazolamide
D. Dorzolamide

Correct answer : C. Acetazolamide

Acetazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. It is given orally and parenterally. It is not used topically. Dorzolamide is a topically active carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.

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