Compare Lumigan vs. Simbrinza

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

Lumigan
(bimatoprost)

Simbrinza
(brinzolamide / brimonidine)

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.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.
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Reviews for Lumigan (bimatoprost)
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Reviews for Simbrinza (brinzolamide / brimonidine)
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-43% worse vs. Lumigan (bimatoprost)
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-7% worse vs. Lumigan (bimatoprost)
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-40% worse vs. Lumigan (bimatoprost)
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Side effects
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How it works
LumiganSimbrinza
Lumigan (Bimatoprost) reduces pressure inside the eye, which is a cause of glaucoma, and can lead to blindness if not corrected.Simbrinza decreases the production of fluids within the eye, and increases the flow of fluids out of the eye.
Type of medication
LumiganSimbrinza
Available as
LumiganSimbrinza
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Used for
LumiganSimbrinza
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Hypertension Open Angle Glaucoma
Risk factors for serious side effects
LumiganSimbrinza
  • Replacing contact lenses to soon
  • Long term use
Detailed Lumigan (bimatoprost) risks & warnings »
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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
    LumiganSimbrinza
    • 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.
    • Simbrinza may be more effective because it contains two medications
    • It is easier to take two medications in one drop.
    Downsides and risks
    LumiganSimbrinza
    • 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.
    • 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
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    LumiganSimbrinza
    • 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.
    • 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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