Compare Trusopt vs. Timolol

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Trusopt
(dorzolamide)

Timoptic
(timolol)

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.Coming soon.
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Best available price for 1 (10ml of 2%) eye dropper of dorzolamide
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Best available price for 1 (5ml of 0.5%) eye dropper of timolol
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Reviews for Trusopt (dorzolamide)
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Side effects
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How it works
TrusoptTimolol
Decreases the production of fluids within the eyeComing soon.
Type of medication
TrusoptTimolol
Available as
TrusoptTimolol
  • Eye drops
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Extended release
Used for
TrusoptTimolol
  • Raised Intraocular Pressure
  • Hypertension Migraine Prophylaxis Ocular Hypertension Open Angle Glaucoma Postmyocardial Infarction Syndrome Prophylaxis
Risk factors for serious side effects
TrusoptTimolol
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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
      TrusoptTimolol
      • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure with the eye
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      Downsides and risks
      TrusoptTimolol
      • 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.
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
      TrusoptTimolol
      • 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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