Class: Ophthalmic

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(brimonidine / timolol)

Class: Ophthalmic
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These medications are comparable to Combigan (brimonidine / timolol) or used for similar purposes.

Combigan
(brimonidine / timolol)

Travatan
(travoprost)

Xalatan
(latanoprost)

Cosopt
(dorzolamide / timolol)

Lumigan
(bimatoprost)

Travatan
(travoprost)

Simbrinza
(brinzolamide / brimonidine)

Trusopt
(dorzolamide)

Azopt
(brinzolamide)

Betoptic S
(betaxolol)

An eyedrop used to treat increased pressure inside the eye 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 of glaucoma.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. Xalatan (Latanoprost) lowers high pressure in the eye well and helps prevent 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.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.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 Simbrinza ia an effective two medicine combination that is used when one medication alone is not effective, and you are looking for ease of using both medications in one drop.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.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 of glaucoma.Coming soon.
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Side effects
CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic

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

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How it works
CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic
Combigan is a two medicine combination which treats your eyes for high pressureTravatan (Travoprost) reduces pressure inside the eye, which is a cause of glaucoma, and can lead to blindness if not corrected.Xalatan (Latanoprost) reduces high pressure inside the eye. If not treated, the pressure can cause glaucoma and eventual blindness.[name_common decreases the production of fluids within the eye, and increases the flow of fluids out of the eye.Lumigan (Bimatoprost) reduces pressure inside the eye, which is a cause of glaucoma, and can lead to blindness if not corrected.Travatan (Travoprost) reduces pressure inside the eye, which is a cause of glaucoma, and can lead to blindness if not corrected.Simbrinza decreases the production of fluids within the eye, and increases the flow of fluids out of the eye.Decreases the production of fluids within the eyeDecreases the production of fluids within the eyeComing soon.
Type of medication
CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic
Prescription only
Available as
CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
Used for
CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic
  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Hypertension Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Raised Intraocular Pressure
  • Raised Intraocular Pressure
  • Hypertension
Risk factors for serious side effects
CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic
  • High blood Pressure
  • irregular heart beats
  • People with Asthma, COPD, or other breathing conditions
  • Long term use
      Detailed Combigan (brimonidine / timolol) risks & warnings »
      • Long term use
      • Long term use
      • Replacing contact lenses to soon
      • Long term use
      Detailed Travatan (travoprost) risks & warnings »
      • Replacing contact lenses to soon
      • Long term use
      Detailed Xalatan (latanoprost) risks & warnings »
      Coming soon.
      • Replacing contact lenses to soon
      • Long term use
      • Long term use
      Detailed Lumigan (bimatoprost) risks & warnings »
      • Long term use
      • Long term use
      • Replacing contact lenses to soon
      • Long term use
      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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
      CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic
      • The two medicines do not have to be taken separately
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Easier to use with two medications in one drop.
      • May add another medication when needed..
      • May be more effective than using only one medication.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Simbrinza may be more effective because it contains two medications
      • It is easier to take two medications in one drop.
      • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure with the eye
      • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure within the eye
      Coming soon
      Downsides and risks
      CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic
      • The medicine is absorbed into your body and therefore may react to other conditions you have, such as heart or lung conditions
      • 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.
      • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can turn the colored part of your eye and your eyelashes brown.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Simbrinza may cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic..
      • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop
      • Remove contact lenses and leave out for 15 minutes after using the the eyedrop
      • Not used in children under 2 years of age
      • 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.
      • May cause carbonated beverages to taste metallic
      • You must wait 5 minutes before using another eye drop
      • remove contact lenses and leave out for 15 minutes after using the the eyedrop
      • Not used in children under 2 years of age
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
      CombiganTravatanXalatanDorzolamide TimololLumiganTravatanSimbrinzaTrusoptAzoptBetoptic
      • Usual dose is one drop given twice daily
      • Remove contact lenses and leave them out for 15 minutes after using the drops
      • If other drops are used at the same time , wait 5 minutes between each medicine
      • 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 your hands before putting drops in your eyes.
      • Don't touch the dropper tip to your eye or with your hands.
      • If you wear contacts, remove them and wait 15 minutes after putting the drop in your eye, to put your contacts back in.
      • After putting drops in the eye, press one finger to the inner corner of eye, by the nose, and press lightly for 1 minute.
      • If using this with another eyedrop medication, wait five minutes between using them.
      • 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.
      • 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 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.
      • 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.
      • 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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