Compare Betoptic vs. Lumigan

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

Betoptic S
(betaxolol)

Lumigan
(bimatoprost)

Coming soon.Controls glaucoma and pressure in your eyes. An effective control of high pressure in the eye. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.
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Have you used Betoptic S (betaxolol)?
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Side effects
BetopticLumigan

We haven’t found good data for Betoptic side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Betoptic »

We haven’t found good data for Lumigan side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Lumigan »
How it works
BetopticLumigan
Coming soon.Lumigan (Bimatoprost) reduces pressure inside the eye, which is a cause of glaucoma, and can lead to blindness if not corrected.
Type of medication
BetopticLumigan
Available as
BetopticLumigan
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Used for
BetopticLumigan
  • Hypertension
  • Ocular Hypertension
Risk factors for serious side effects
BetopticLumigan
Coming soon.
  • Replacing contact lenses to soon
  • Long term use
  • Long term use
Detailed Lumigan (bimatoprost) risks & warnings »
Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Upsides and benefits
BetopticLumigan
Coming soon
  • Easy to use, with one drop daily in the evening.
  • Can use with other eye drops, if needed for better results.
  • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.
Downsides and risks
BetopticLumigan
Coming soon
  • Can cause your eye and eyelashes to appear more brown, regardless of their original color.
  • Can increase the length, thickness and number of eyelashes.
  • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.
Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
BetopticLumigan
Coming soon
  • Wash your hands before putting drops in your eyes.
  • Don’t touch the dropper tip to your eye or hands.
  • If you wear contacts, take them out first and wait 15 minutes after you use the dropper before you replace them.
  • After putting the drop in your eye, press one finger to the inner corner and press lightly for 1 minute.
  • If you use another eye drop, wait 5 minutes between drops.
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More about BetopticSide effectsFDA package insert
Have you used Betoptic S (betaxolol)?
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Have you used Lumigan (bimatoprost)?
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