Compare Timolol vs. Trusopt

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

Timoptic
(timolol)

Trusopt
(dorzolamide)

Coming soon.lowers eye pressure An effective control of high pressure within the eye when used alone or with other eye medications | Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset glaucoma.
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Side effects
TimololTrusopt

We haven’t found good data for Timolol side effects.

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How it works
TimololTrusopt
Coming soon.Decreases the production of fluids within the eye
Type of medication
TimololTrusopt
Available as
TimololTrusopt
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Extended release
  • Eye drops
Used for
TimololTrusopt
  • Hypertension Migraine Prophylaxis Ocular Hypertension Open Angle Glaucoma Postmyocardial Infarction Syndrome Prophylaxis
  • Raised Intraocular Pressure
Risk factors for serious side effects
TimololTrusopt
Coming soon.Coming soon.
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
TimololTrusopt
Coming soon
  • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure with the eye
Downsides and risks
TimololTrusopt
Coming soon
  • dorzolamide may cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic.
  • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop.
  • remove contact lense, and leave out for 15 minutes after using the the eyedrop.
  • dorzolamide is not used in children under 2 years of age.
Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
TimololTrusopt
Coming soon
  • 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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