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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.

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On Jan, 29, 2014: 449 people 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)
Depression3.66%2.04%

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
Weight IncreasedDiarrhoea
Chest PainDizziness
Condition AggravatedEye Irritation
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Chest Pain
Dyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Drug Interaction NosDrug Ineffective
Intraocular Pressure IncreasedIntraocular 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)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Timolol MaleateTravatan Z (Alcon)
Depression3.55%1.80%

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
Condition AggravatedDiarrhoea
Chest PainEye Irritation
Weight IncreasedDizziness
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)Intraocular Pressure Increased
Drug Interaction NosDrug Ineffective
Dyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Intraocular Pressure IncreasedChest Pain

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)Eye Pain
Blood Creatinine IncreasedOcular Hypertension (intraocular pressure higher than normal)
Arrhythmia Supraventricular (irregular heartbeat supraventricular origin)Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)
Metabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body)Eye Irritation
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Corneal Abrasion (loss of the surface of cornea)
Kidney Fibrosis (excess fibrous connective tissue in kidney)Cough
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)Lung Infection

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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.

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