Compare Trusopt vs. Lumigan

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 eye pressure.

Lumigan (bimatoprost) is an effective first-line treatment for high eye pressure, but it might cause changes to your eyelashes and eye color.

Upsides
  • May be used with other eye drops to control high pressure with the eye
  • Good at lowering eye pressure to help with glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
  • You only have to take Lumigan (bimatoprost) once a day.
  • Available as a generic.
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.
  • Can permanently change the color of your eyes and eyelids.
  • Can darken and increase the length, thickness, and number of eyelashes.
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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
  • Eye drops
Price
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Side effects
The Trusopt (Dorzolamide) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
14possible side effects
  • Red eyes
    31%
  • Swollen eyes
    3%
  • Bleeding on the eye
    3%
  • Eye irritation
    3%
  • Eye pain
    3%
  • Itchy eyes
    3%
  • Swollen red eyelids
    3%
  • Itchy eyelids
    3%
  • Eyelash growth
    3%
  • More eyelashes
    3%
  • Inflamed, sensitive eyes
    3%
  • Darker eyelids
    3%
  • Blurry vision
    3%
  • Worse vision
    3%
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Risks and risk factors
No information currently available
  • Darker eye color and eyelids
    • Long-term use of Lumigan (bimatoprost)
  • Changes to eyelashes
    • Long-term use of Lumigan (bimatoprost)
  • Eye swelling and inflammation
  • Eye infection
    • Sharing eye drops with others
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