Compare Azopt vs. Lasix
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
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.
Lasix (Furosemide) is a very effective water pill and it'll certainly make you go to the bathroom more often.
- May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure within the eye
- A strong diuretic (water pill) that works well to get rid of extra fluids in your body through urination.
- Lowers your blood pressure and your risk of heart attack and stroke.
- Works better than thiazide diuretics (like Hydrochlorothiazide) at removing harmful levels of certain electrolytes, such as potassium.
- Okay to take if you have kidney problems.
- 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
- Makes you urinate very frequently.
- Can cause low levels of important electrolytes, such as potassium.
- Raised intraocular pressure
- Eye drops
- Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance
- Current electrolyte imbalance
- Severe allergic reactions
- History of sulfa allergies
- Hearing problems
- Current kidney problems
- Dose too high
- Low blood protein
- Other medicines that causes hearing problems