Compare timolol vs. Iopidine

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

Timoptic
(Timolol)

Iopidine
(Apraclonidine)

Coming soon.Lowers eye pressure .Iopidine is used before and after laser surgery to prevent increased eye pressure due to the surgery.
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Side effects
timololIopidine

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How it works
timololIopidine
Coming soon.Iopidine reduces the fluid production within the eye, and increases the flow of fluids out of the eye.
Type of medication
timololIopidine
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Available as
timololIopidine
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Extended release
  • Eye drops
Used for (click to learn more)
timololIopidine
  • Hypertension Migraine; Prophylaxis Ocular hypertension Open-angle glaucoma Postmyocardial infarction syndrome; Prophylaxis
  • Laser surgery - Ocular hypertension
Risk factors for serious side effects
timololIopidine
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Pregnancy category
timololIopidine
Alcohol
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Food
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Kidneys and liver
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Sex
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Sleep
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Weight
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Upsides and benefits
timololIopidine
Coming soon.
  • Iopidine helps to get better results from laser surgery.
Downsides and risks
timololIopidine
Coming soon.
  • May cause changes in your heart rate, slower or pounding.
  • may cause shortness of breath.
Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
timololIopidine
Coming soon.
  • Iopidine is usually given prior to, and right after laser surgery.
  • May also be used in conjunction with another eye drop for better control of eye pressure
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