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Can Dorzolamide be given safely to a patient with sickle cell traits?

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James

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Posted on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Can dordolamide drug be given safely to a patient with sickle cell traits?
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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
it is not known to have any effect

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Dorzolamide is a topical eye drop used for glaucoma, it inhibits the action of a particular substance involved in making a fluid in the eye.

It is not known to have any effect on patients with the sickle cell trait or with full blown sickle cell disease.

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