Compare Dorzolamide Timolol vs. Lumigan

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Cosopt (Dorzolamide / Timolol)

lowers eye pressure

An effective two medicine combination that is used when one medication is not effective, and you are looking for ease of using both medications in one drop. Lowering eye pressure can prevent the onset of glaucoma.

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.

Upsides
  • Easier to use with two medications in one drop.
  • May add another medication when needed..
  • May be more effective than using only one medication.
  • 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
  • May cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic.
  • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop.
  • Not used in children under 2 years of age.
  • dorzolamide/timolol is not used if you have lung disease or heart conditions relating to a low heart rate or low blood pressure.
  • May cause blurred vision.
  • 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.
Used for
  • Ocular hypertension
  • In patients who are insufficiently responsive to beta-blockers Open-angle glaucoma
  • In patients who are insufficiently responsive to beta-blockers
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Ocular hypertension from open-angle glaucoma
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Price
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Side effects
The Cosopt (Dorzolamide / Timolol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Lumigan (Bimatoprost) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
No information currently available
  • Darkening of lenses

    Replacing contact lenses to soon

  • Darkening of lashes

    Long term use

  • Dry eye

    Long term use

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