Compare Timolol vs. Lasix

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

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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
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  • 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
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  • Makes you urinate very frequently.
  • Can cause low levels of important electrolytes, such as potassium.
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Used for
  • Hypertension Migraine; Prophylaxis Ocular hypertension Open-angle glaucoma Postmyocardial infarction syndrome; Prophylaxis
  • Angina Anxiety Capillary hemangioma Essential tremor Extraction of cataract; Prophylaxis Hyperthyroidism; Adjunct Supraventricular arrhythmia
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
  • Extended release
  • 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 Timoptic (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
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  • 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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