Compare Xalatan vs. Betoptic

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

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Lowers eye pressure.

Xalatan (Latanoprost) lowers high pressure in the eye well and helps prevent glaucoma.

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Upsides
  • It's easy to use and you only need to give yourself one drop each day in the evening.
  • Can be used along with other eye drops, if needed for better results.
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) is available generically.
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can increase the length, thickness, and number of your eyelashes.
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Downsides
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can turn the colored part of your eye and your eyelashes brown.
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Used for
  • Hypertension
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Primary open angle glaucoma
  • Angina pectoris - chronic
  • Cardiac dysrythmia
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Pill
  • Eye drops
Price
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Side effects
The Xalatan (Latanoprost) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Betoptic S (Betaxolol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Darkening of lenses
    • Replacing contact lenses to soon
  • Darkening of lashes
    • Long term use
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