Compare Dorzolamide Timolol vs. Timolol

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Cosopt
(dorzolamide / timolol)

Timoptic
(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.Coming soon.
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Side effects
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How it works
Dorzolamide TimololTimolol
[name_common decreases the production of fluids within the eye, and increases the flow of fluids out of the eye.Coming soon.
Type of medication
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Available as
Dorzolamide TimololTimolol
  • Eye drops
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Extended release
Used for
Dorzolamide TimololTimolol
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Hypertension Migraine Prophylaxis Ocular Hypertension Open Angle Glaucoma Postmyocardial Infarction Syndrome Prophylaxis
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      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
      Dorzolamide TimololTimolol
      • Easier to use with two medications in one drop.
      • May add another medication when needed..
      • May be more effective than using only one medication.
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      Downsides and risks
      Dorzolamide TimololTimolol
      • 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.
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
      Dorzolamide TimololTimolol
      • 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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