Compare Travatan vs. Dorzolamide Timolol

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Travatan
(travoprost)

Cosopt
(dorzolamide / timolol)

Controls glaucoma. An effective controller of high pressure in the eye. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.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.
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Side effects
TravatanDorzolamide Timolol

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How it works
TravatanDorzolamide Timolol
Travatan (Travoprost) reduces pressure inside the eye, which is a cause of glaucoma, and can lead to blindness if not corrected.[name_common decreases the production of fluids within the eye, and increases the flow of fluids out of the eye.
Type of medication
TravatanDorzolamide Timolol
Available as
TravatanDorzolamide Timolol
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Used for
TravatanDorzolamide Timolol
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Hypertension
Risk factors for serious side effects
TravatanDorzolamide Timolol
  • Long term use
  • Replacing contact lenses to soon
Detailed Travatan (travoprost) 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
    TravatanDorzolamide Timolol
    • 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.
    • Easier to use with two medications in one drop.
    • May add another medication when needed..
    • May be more effective than using only one medication.
    Downsides and risks
    TravatanDorzolamide Timolol
    • Can cause your eye and eyelashes to appear more brown, regardless of their original color.
    • Can increase the length, thickness and number of eyelashes.
    • For long term use you may need Travatan-z, which is not available as a generic, so it can be expensive.
    • 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.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    TravatanDorzolamide Timolol
    • 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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