Compare Trusopt vs. Lasix

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

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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 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
  • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure with 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.
Downsides
  • 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.
  • Makes you urinate very frequently.
  • Can cause low levels of important electrolytes, such as potassium.
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Used for
  • Raised intraocular pressure
  • In patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma
  • Ocular hypertension; Prophylaxis Pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
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 Trusopt (Dorzolamide) 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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