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Zioptan vs Lumigan vs Travatan Z, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 62

This is personalized comparison of Zioptan vs Lumigan vs Travatan Z for a male aged 62. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Zioptan (latest outcomes from 66 users) has active ingredients of tafluprost. It is often used in glaucoma.

Lumigan (latest outcomes from 3,763 users) has active ingredients of bimatoprost. It is often used in glaucoma.

Travatan z (latest outcomes from 348 users) has active ingredients of travoprost. It is often used in glaucoma.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 259 male patients aged 60 who take the same drugs are studied in Zioptan vs Lumigan vs Travatan Z

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male60Glaucoma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Zioptan tafluprostnot specified
Lumigan bimatoprostnot specified
Travatan Z travoprostnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 60 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

ZioptanLumiganTravatan Z
Lumigann/a

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ZioptanLumiganTravatan Z
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Intraocular Pressure Increased
DizzinessHeadache (pain in head)
Cardiac Failure CongestiveEye Pain
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Headache (pain in head)Dyspepsia (indigestion)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Eye Irritation
DepressionPhotophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)
Drug IneffectiveChest Pain
Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))Drug Effect Decreased

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ZioptanLumiganTravatan Z
Eye SwellingSciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve)
Dysstasia (difficulty in standing)Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)
DizzinessEye Swelling
Eyelid Oedema (eyelids are swollen and contain excessive fluid)Frequent Headaches (pain in head)
Lip SwellingPhotosensitivity Reaction
Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)Vision Blurred
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)
Asthenia (weakness)Muscle Fatigue (a condition in which muscles cannot exert their normal force)
NervousnessRespiratory Fatigue (a loss of the capability of the respiratory muscle)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Zioptan0.000.000.000.000.00
Lumigan0.00%11.11%55.56%22.22%11.11%
Travatan Z4.17%12.50%29.17%41.67%12.50%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Zioptan (tafluprost) is often used to treat glaucoma. Lumigan (bimatoprost) is often used to treat glaucoma. Travatan Z (travoprost) is often used to treat glaucoma. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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