Lower-cost generic availableClass: Ophthalmic

Travatan Alternatives

(travoprost)

Lower-cost generic availableClass: Ophthalmic
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Compare Travatan (travoprost) to alternatives

These medications are comparable to Travatan (travoprost) or used for similar purposes.

Travatan
(travoprost)

Xalatan
(latanoprost)

Betagan
(levobunolol)

Salagen
(pilocarpine)

Cosopt
(dorzolamide / timolol)

Lumigan
(bimatoprost)

Timoptic
(timolol)

Simbrinza
(brinzolamide / brimonidine)

Trusopt
(dorzolamide)

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 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.lowers eye pressure A very effective first line treatment for increased eye pressure. Lowering eye pressure back to normal may 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.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.Coming soon.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.
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Side effects
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We haven’t found good data for Travatan side effects.

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

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

FDA side effect reports for Betagan »

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

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We haven’t found good data for Dorzolamide Timolol side effects.

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

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

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

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

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How it works
TravatanXalatanBetaganPilocarpineDorzolamide TimololLumiganTimololSimbrinzaTrusopt
Travatan (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.Betagan reduces the pressure inside the eye, which is a cause of glaucoma, and can lead to blindness if not corrected.pilocarpine increases the flow of fluids out of the inner eye.[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.Coming soon.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 eye
Type of medication
TravatanXalatanBetaganPilocarpineDorzolamide TimololLumiganTimololSimbrinzaTrusopt
Prescription only
Available as
TravatanXalatanBetaganPilocarpineDorzolamide TimololLumiganTimololSimbrinzaTrusopt
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Extended release
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Used for
TravatanXalatanBetaganPilocarpineDorzolamide TimololLumiganTimololSimbrinzaTrusopt
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Raised Intraocular Pressure
  • Head And Neck Cancer Radiation Induced Xerostomia Raised Intraocular Pressure Sjogrens Syndrome Xerostomia
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Hypertension Migraine Prophylaxis Ocular Hypertension Open Angle Glaucoma Postmyocardial Infarction Syndrome Prophylaxis
  • Ocular Hypertension Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Raised Intraocular Pressure
Risk factors for serious side effects
TravatanXalatanBetaganPilocarpineDorzolamide TimololLumiganTimololSimbrinzaTrusopt
  • Long term use
  • Replacing contact lenses to soon
Detailed Travatan (travoprost) risks & warnings »
  • Replacing contact lenses to soon
  • Long term use
Detailed Xalatan (latanoprost) risks & warnings »
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        • Replacing contact lenses to soon
        • Long term use
        Detailed Lumigan (bimatoprost) 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.

              Upsides and benefits
              TravatanXalatanBetaganPilocarpineDorzolamide TimololLumiganTimololSimbrinzaTrusopt
              • 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.
              • Betagan may be used with other eye drops to control high pressure within the eye.
              • If caught in time the reduction of pressure in the eye can prevent the onset of glaucoma.
              • pilocarpine is often used with other drugs to control eye pressure.
              • 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.
              Coming soon
              • 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
              Downsides and risks
              TravatanXalatanBetaganPilocarpineDorzolamide TimololLumiganTimololSimbrinzaTrusopt
              • 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.
              • Betagan may cause blurred vision, short term.
              • It is generally not used if you have asthma, COPD or other lung conditions.
              • It is generally not used if you have a slow heart rate or other heart conditions.
              • There are more side effects than many other eye medications.
              • pilocarpine causes the pupil of the eye to become smaller, and may cause dim vision, especially at night, therefore driving at night may be impaired.
              • 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.
              Coming soon
              • 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.
              Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
              TravatanXalatanBetaganPilocarpineDorzolamide TimololLumiganTimololSimbrinzaTrusopt
              • 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 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 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.
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              • 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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              More about TravatanSide effectsReviews & ratingsAlternativesFDA package insert
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              More about BetaganSide effectsFDA package insert
              Have you used Betagan (levobunolol)?
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              More about PilocarpineSide effectsFDA package insert
              Have you used Salagen (pilocarpine)?
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              More about Dorzolamide TimololSide effectsFDA package insert
              Have you used Cosopt (dorzolamide / timolol)?
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              More about LumiganSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
              Have you used Lumigan (bimatoprost)?
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              More about TimololSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
              Have you used Timoptic (timolol)?
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              More about SimbrinzaSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
              Have you used Simbrinza (brinzolamide / brimonidine)?
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              More about TrusoptSide effectsFDA package insert
              Have you used Trusopt (dorzolamide)?
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