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Timolol Maleate vs Travatan Z, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 58

This is personalized comparison of Timolol Maleate vs Travatan Z for a female aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Timolol maleate (latest outcomes from 3,735 users) has active ingredients of timolol maleate. It is often used in glaucoma.

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

What is the symptom

Depression (latest reports from 1,153,652 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 453 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

Drugs to compare:

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)

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 PainDiarrhoea
Weight IncreasedDizziness
Condition AggravatedEye Irritation
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Chest Pain
Intraocular Pressure IncreasedArthralgia (joint pain)
Dyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
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 Pain
Metabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body)Corneal Abrasion (loss of the surface of cornea)
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
Kidney Fibrosis (excess fibrous connective tissue in kidney)Eye Irritation
Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Timolol Maleate0.00%11.11%27.78%55.56%5.56%
Travatan Z0.00%14.29%14.29%42.86%28.57%

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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:

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

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