Compare Azopt vs. Simbrinza

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

lowers eye pressure

An effective control of high pressure within the eye when used alone or with other eye medications. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.

lowers eye pressure

Simbrinza ia an effective two medicine combination that is used when one medication alone is not effective, and you are looking for ease of using both medications in one drop.

Upsides
  • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure within the eye
  • Simbrinza may be more effective because it contains two medications
  • It is easier to take two medications in one drop.
Downsides
  • May cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic
  • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop
  • remove contact lenses and leave out for 15 minutes after using the the eyedrop
  • Not used in children under 2 years of age
  • Simbrinza may cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic..
  • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop
  • Remove contact lenses and leave out for 15 minutes after using the the eyedrop
  • Not used in children under 2 years of age
Used for
  • Raised intraocular pressure
  • Ocular hypertension Open-angle glaucoma
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Price
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Side effects
The Azopt (Brinzolamide) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Simbrinza (Brinzolamide / Brimonidine) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
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