Compare Xalatan vs. Timolol

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Xalatan (Latanoprost)

Prescription only
Lowers eye pressure.

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

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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.
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Downsides
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can turn the colored part of your eye and your eyelashes brown.
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Used for
  • Hypertension Migraine; Prophylaxis Ocular hypertension Open-angle glaucoma Postmyocardial infarction syndrome; Prophylaxis
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Extended release
Price
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Side effects
The Xalatan (Latanoprost) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Timoptic (Timolol) 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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