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Travatan vs Xalatan

Travatan
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Xalatan
Other name: Travatan Z Travatan Z
Other name: Latanoprost Latanoprost
Satisfaction Score
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2.4
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2.6
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Helpfulness
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2.3
Concern level
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Helpfulness
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2.5
Concern level
3.5
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Glaucoma is an eye disorder in which the optic nerve suffers damage, permanently damaging vision in the affected eye(s) and progressin...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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in BAK. I prefer Travatan if only because it does...
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" ...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... "

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eye\I switched from Xalatan to Travatan about three months a...
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" 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... "

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eyeI switched from Xalatan to Travatan about three months a...
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" 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... "

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using Xalatan for the last 6 months for my eye pressure...
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" I have been using Xalatan for the last 6 months for my eye pressure which was 23 and now is around 17. Over the last 3-4 weeks I have eye pain in one of the eyes, consistent dull ache. I visited... "

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they usually start with Xalatan. I did have some irri...
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" ...other glaucoma drugs, and they usually start with Xalatan. I did have some irritation, but not like yours, and it did lessen with time. My doctor later switched me over to Travatan, and then to Lu... "

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in my family. My dad uses Xalatan and does not seem to have...
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" ...had my annual eye exam.Dr. prescribed Travatan.After using for aprox two weeks ended up in hospital with severe chest pains.Stopped drops and one week ...my family. My dad uses Xalatan and does not seem... "

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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... "

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I seldom start Travatan as a first line agent b...
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" ...certainly 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... "

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y IOP was also 18 on Xalatan/Travatan. I am now using T...
" ...your reply. My IOP was also 18 on Xalatan/Travatan. I am now using 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... "

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But over the last month I was having some foggy eye floaters...
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" ...pressure glaucoma since 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... "

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