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Cosopt vs Combigan, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 44

This is personalized comparison of Cosopt vs Combigan for a male aged 44. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Cosopt (latest outcomes from 2,935 users) has active ingredients of dorzolamide hydrochloride; timolol maleate. It is often used in glaucoma.

Combigan (latest outcomes from 1,285 users) has active ingredients of brimonidine tartrate; timolol maleate. It is often used in glaucoma.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 32 male patients aged 39 who take the same drugs are studied in Cosopt vs Combigan

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male39Glaucoma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Cosopt dorzolamide hydrochloride; timolol maleatenot specified
Combigan brimonidine tartrate; timolol maleatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 39 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
CosoptCombigan
Hepatitis Fulminant (life-threatening condition defined by significantly impaired liver function)Weight Decreased
Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)Peripheral Coldness
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Optic Nerve Disorder (disease of optic nerve)
Cytolytic Hepatitis (dissolution or destruction of a liver cell)Angiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)
Intraocular Pressure IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
Hypoglycaemia Nos (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)
Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)
General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status)
Vomiting
Diarrhoea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
None.

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Cosopt0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%
Combigan0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Cosopt (dorzolamide hydrochloride; timolol maleate) is often used to treat glaucoma. Combigan (brimonidine tartrate; timolol maleate) 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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