Compare Dorzolamide Timolol vs. Lasix

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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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.

Lowers blood pressure. Removes extra water from your body.

Lasix (Furosemide) is a very effective water pill and it'll certainly make you go to the bathroom more often.

3.7/ 5 average rating with 371 reviewsforLasix
Upsides
  • Easier to use with two medications in one drop.
  • May add another medication when needed..
  • May be more effective than using only one medication.
  • 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.
Downsides
  • 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.
  • Makes you urinate very frequently.
  • Can cause low levels of important electrolytes, such as potassium.
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Used for
  • Ocular hypertension
  • In patients who are insufficiently responsive to beta-blockers Open-angle glaucoma
  • In patients who are insufficiently responsive to beta-blockers
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Pill
  • Liquid
Price
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Reviews
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371 reviews so far
67%
saidit'sworth it
47%
saiditworked well
16%
saidit'sa big hassle

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Side effects
The Cosopt (Dorzolamide / Timolol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Lasix (Furosemide) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
No information currently available
  • 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
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