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Timolol Maleate vs Travatan Z for a female patient aged 59

Summary: 456 female patients aged 59 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Timolol Maleate vs Travatan Z for a female aged 59. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Timolol maleate (latest outcomes from 3,740 users) has active ingredients of timolol maleate. It is often used in glaucoma.

Travatan z (latest outcomes from 352 users) has active ingredients of travoprost. It is often used in glaucoma.

What is the symptom

Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, acne. (latest reports from 277,322 Depression patients)

On Feb, 8, 2015: 456 female patients aged 54 who take the same drugs are studied in Timolol Maleate vs Travatan Z

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female54Glaucoma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Timolol Maleate timolol maleatenot specified
Travatan Z travoprostAlcon

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 54 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Timolol MaleateTravatan Z (Alcon)
Depression5.78%3.06%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Timolol MaleateTravatan Z (Alcon)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Asthenia (weakness)Vomiting
Chest PainEye Irritation
Weight IncreasedDizziness
Condition AggravatedDiarrhoea
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Drug Ineffective
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Intraocular Pressure IncreasedOcular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)
Dyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Chest Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Intraocular Pressure Increased

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Timolol MaleateTravatan Z (Alcon)
Blood Potassium Increased (damage to or disease of the kidney)Blood Cholesterol Increased
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)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)
Renal Tubular Acidosis (medical condition that involves an accumulation of acid in the body due to a failure of the kidneys)Ocular Hypertension (intraocular pressure higher than normal)
Blood Creatinine IncreasedSleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)
Arrhythmia Supraventricular (irregular heartbeat supraventricular origin)Eye Irritation
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Corneal Abrasion (loss of the surface of cornea)
Metabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body)Eye Pain
Kidney Fibrosis (excess fibrous connective tissue in kidney)
Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Timolol Maleate0.00%10.53%26.32%57.89%5.26%
Travatan Z0.00%20.00%0.00%60.00%20.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Timolol Maleate (timolol maleate) 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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