Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors are used to treat glaucoma, altitude sickness, edema, and epilepsy. They work by reducing excess fluid in different parts of the body to lower eye pressure and control seizures and nausea.

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Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Trusopt
(dorzolamide)
20
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DORZOLAMIDE is used in the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye.
acetazolamide
86
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ACETAZOLAMIDE is used to treat glaucoma and some seizure disorders. It may be used to treat edema or swelling from heart failure or from other medicines. This medicine is also used to treat and to prevent altitude or mountain sickness.
Azopt
258
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BRINZOLAMIDE is used in the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye.
Diamox Sequels
(acetazolamide er)
145
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ACETAZOLAMIDE is used to treat glaucoma. It is also used to treat and to prevent altitude or mountain sickness.
methazolamide
148
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METHAZOLAMIDE lowers the pressure within the eye. It is used to treat certain kinds of glaucoma. It is also used before eye surgery.
Keveyis
4,148
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DICHLORPHENAMIDE is used to treat certain types of periodic paralysis (muscle weakness).

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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