Compare Timolol vs. Carbachol

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

Timoptic (Timolol)

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lowers eye pressure

A very effective first line treatment for increased eye pressure. Lowering eye pressure back to normal may prevent the onset of glaucoma.

Upsides
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  • Works the same as Pilocarpine but is somewhat stronger.
  • Can be used with other medications in the eye.
Downsides
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  • carbachol causes the pupil of the eye to become smaller, and may cause dim vision, especially at night, therefore driving at night may be impaired.
Used for
  • Hypertension Migraine; Prophylaxis Ocular hypertension Open-angle glaucoma Postmyocardial infarction syndrome; Prophylaxis
  • Glaucoma Miosis induction - Surgical procedure Ocular hypertension
  • Postsurgical
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Extended release
  • Eye drops
Price
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Side effects
The Timoptic (Timolol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Miostat (Carbachol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
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