Compare Betoptic vs. Trusopt

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

Betoptic S
(betaxolol)

Trusopt
(dorzolamide)

Coming soon.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 glaucoma.
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Best available price for 90 (10mg) tablets of betaxolol
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Best available price for 10 (10ml of 2%) eye droppers of dorzolamide
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Side effects
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We haven’t found good data for Betoptic side effects.

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How it works
BetopticTrusopt
Coming soon.Decreases the production of fluids within the eye
Type of medication
BetopticTrusopt
Available as
BetopticTrusopt
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Used for
BetopticTrusopt
  • Hypertension
  • Raised Intraocular Pressure
Risk factors for serious side effects
BetopticTrusopt
    Coming soon.
      Coming soon.
      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
      BetopticTrusopt
      Coming soon
      • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure with the eye
      Downsides and risks
      BetopticTrusopt
      Coming soon
      • dorzolamide may cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic.
      • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop.
      • remove contact lense, and leave out for 15 minutes after using the the eyedrop.
      • dorzolamide is not used in children under 2 years of age.
      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
      BetopticTrusopt
      Coming soon
      • Wash hands before putting drops in eyes.
      • Do not touch the dropper tip to your eye or hands.
      • If you wear contacts remove them and wait 15 minutes, after putting the drop in eye, to replace them.
      • After instilling drops in the eye, press one finger to the inner corner of eye, by the nose, and press lightly for 1 minute.
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      More about BetopticSide effectsFDA package insert
      Have you used Betoptic S (betaxolol)?
      Worth itNot sureNot worth it
      More about TrusoptSide effectsAlternativesFDA package insert
      Have you used Trusopt (dorzolamide)?
      Worth itNot sureNot worth it