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Timolol vs. Xalatan for Glaucoma

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Timolol

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Other Names: Timoptic   Istalol   Timolol Maleate

Xalatan

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/ 1,527 posts
Other Names: Latanoprost
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 1,069 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 1,527 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Timolol maleate is a non-selective beta blocker... Read more on Wikipedia
Latanoprost (pronounced la-TA-noe-prost) ophthalmic solution is a topical medication used for controlling the progression of glaucoma or ocular hypertension by reducing intraocular pressure. It is a prostaglandin analogue (more specifically an analog... Read more on Wikipedia
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By lewis
August 12, 2013
lewis wrote
timolol side effect---excessive tingling and numbness in left hand
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What patients are saying about Timolol vs. Xalatan

87 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and Timolol had disastrous side effects, characterized...
The combination of Xalatan and Timolol had disastrous side effects, characterized by redness, blurring, ...a week or more. Timolol alone was effective without any of...
have to take meds such as Xalatan or timolol and couldn't...
Does anyone's mom have glaucoma and have to take meds such as Xalatan or timolol and couldn't breast feed you as a baby. I ...have on the baby if a woman who takes Timolol or Xalatan breast feeds. ...
with optical hypertension and was prescribed Xalatan...
...a problem until I was diagnosed with optical hypertension and was prescribed Xala...
Fortunately, xalatan is effective, but dosen't seem...
Timolol not effective for others besides me? ...My doctor prescribed timolol .5 (Falcon brand) as an ...to this medication. Fortunately, xalatan is effective, but dosen't seem to...
check with the doctor & definitely it will help...
...condition.Its ' Latnoprost & Timolol' combination.Just check with the doctor & definitely it will help you.One famous brand is' Xalatan & Xalacom' by Pfizer...
successful. Also was placed on Xalatan drops to prevent...
...emergency decompression by an otolaryngologist which was successful. Also was placed on Xalatan drops to prevent Glaucoma but was later placed on Timolol which is less costly. Hope this...
began taking Xalatan about ten days ago for high pressure...
I just began taking Xalatan about ten days ago for ...hazel. I was thinking of speaking with my doctor about switching to Timolol-a beta-blocker but since I am already taking a beta-blocker...
you didn't have any problems. I tried the Xalatan but it...
...glad to hear you didn't have any problems. I tried the Xalatan but it caused extreme chest pressure with me. I am now on Timolol in the mornings, (causes diarrhea) and a new one...
got my doc to change from Xalatan to Timolol to...
...today and got my doc to change from Xalatan to Timolol to see if the slight ...away. Interesting, if related to Xalatan. I'll let you know if...
taken Timolol GFS and Xalatan in both eyes for more than...
...taken Timolol GFS and Xalatan in both eyes ...month I experienced itching, redness and ...to use Bacitracin Zinc and Polymyxin B ointment, which has not helped yet. Does anyone have experi...
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