Compare Xalatan vs. Lumigan

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Xalatan (Latanoprost)

Prescription only
Lowers eye pressure.

Xalatan (Latanoprost) lowers high pressure in the eye well and helps prevent glaucoma.

Controls glaucoma and pressure in your eyes.

An effective control of high pressure in the eye. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.

Upsides
  • It's easy to use and you only need to give yourself one drop each day in the evening.
  • Can be used along with other eye drops, if needed for better results.
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) is available generically.
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can increase the length, thickness, and number of your eyelashes.
  • 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.
Downsides
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can turn the colored part of your eye and your eyelashes brown.
  • Can cause your eye and eyelashes to appear more brown, regardless of their original color.
  • Can increase the length, thickness and number of eyelashes.
  • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.
Used for
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Ocular hypertension from open-angle glaucoma
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Price
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Side effects
The Xalatan (Latanoprost) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Lumigan (Bimatoprost) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
  • Darkening of lenses

    Replacing contact lenses to soon

  • Darkening of lashes

    Long term use

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  • Darkening of lenses

    Replacing contact lenses to soon

  • Darkening of lashes

    Long term use

  • Dry eye

    Long term use

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