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Travatan vs. Xalatan for Glaucoma

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Travatan

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Other Names: Travoprost   Travatan Z

Xalatan

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/ 1,361 posts
Other Names: Latanoprost
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 461 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 1,361 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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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What patients are saying about Travatan vs. Xalatan

83 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
contain BAK. I prefer Travatan if only because...
...common preservative in Cosopt and Xalatan and it is known to cause problems. It's even a problem ...wound treatments contain BAK. I prefer Travatan if only because it doesn't...
eye\ I switched from Xalatan to Travatan about three months...
Darkening of skin around eye\ I switched from Xalatan to Travatan about three months ago. Some of the literature suggests possible side effect of darkening of the skin around the eyes. That's...
eye I switched from Xalatan to Travatan about three months...
Darkening of skin around eye I switched from Xalatan to Travatan about three months ago. Some of the literature suggests possible side effect of darkening of the skin around the eyes. That's...
and they usually start with Xalatan. I did have some...
...time, my MD added Xalatan, which a member of ...drugs, and they usually start with Xalatan. I did have some ...lessen with time. My doctor later switched me over to Travatan, and then to ...
tried duo drops. I'm on travatan and azarga. I used xalatan...
...never tried duo drops. I'm on travatan and azarga. I used xalatan for years, but they stopped working for me. Pilo didn't work either, although it cured...
hurt. I seldom start Travatan as a first line...
...couldn't hurt. I seldom start Travatan as a first line agent because of the redness. I almost always start with its cousin, Xalatan, first as it is much better tolerated. Well fewer...
because of this but I notice it with xalatan also ?...
...- emphysema ? I notice I have a breathing problem as soon as I put in the drops at night esp -- I asked to be taken off of travatan because of this but I notice it with xalatan al...
and doctor has switched from Xalatan to travatan Z once...
...3 years and doctor has switched from Xalatan to travatan Z ...inflammation 1 cells. Travatan has really irritated my eye. Could the irritation from travatan cause inflammation? Thank you for...
I am now using Travatan once a day and Cosopt...
...Travatan once a day and Cosopt twice a day to get IOP 13. Cosopt gives me itchy eyes and they sting for a few minutes after use. I could continue using them but it is a problem when travelling over...
But over the last month I was having some foggy eye floaters...
...feb. Dr prescribed Xalatan for the eyes which lowered the eye pressure from 23 to 15. But over the last month I was having some foggy eye floaters so she asked me to change this to Travatan. I...
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