Timolol vs Xalatan

Timolol
(Rx)
Xalatan
(Rx)
Timolol is an ophthlalmic - beta blocker.
Xalatan is an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Glaucoma
2.2
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
June 5, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,506 Discussions
1,792 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Timolol is prescribed for Glaucoma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Xalatan is prescribed for Glaucoma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Tim
Tiredness
6
Asthma
5
Cataract
4
Uveitis
3
Palpitations
3
Iritis
2
Dry Eyes
2
Weakness
2
Blurred Vision
2
Depression
2
Xal
Allergy
6
Asthma
5
Dry Eyes
4
Blurred Vision
4
Uveitis
3
Red Eye
3
Itching
3
Diabetes
3
Burning
3
Depression
2
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Asthma
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5
5
Cataract
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Xal
4
0
Uveitis
Tim
Xal
3
3
Palpitations
Tim
Xal
3
0
Iritis
Tim
Xal
2
0
Dry Eyes
Tim
Xal
2
4
Weakness
Tim
Xal
2
0
Blurred Vision
Tim
Xal
2
4
Depression
Tim
Xal
2
2
Allergy
Xal
Tim
6
0
Asthma
Xal
Tim
5
5
Dry Eyes
Xal
Tim
4
2
Blurred Vision
Xal
Tim
4
2
Uveitis
Xal
Tim
3
3
Red Eye
Xal
Tim
3
0
Itching
Xal
Tim
3
0
Diabetes
Xal
Tim
3
0
Burning
Xal
Tim
3
0
Depression
Xal
Tim
2
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Timolol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Xalatan during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Timolol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Xalatan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Eye Drops
Eye Drops
Dosages
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Drops: 0.25%, 0.5%
Drops: 0.005%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Timolol , Timolol Maleate
Latanoprost
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Timolol and Xalatan: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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