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Travatan Z vs Lumigan, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 73

This is personalized comparison of Travatan Z vs Lumigan for a male aged 73. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Travatan z (latest outcomes from 349 users) has active ingredients of travoprost. It is often used in glaucoma.

Lumigan (latest outcomes from 3,766 users) has active ingredients of bimatoprost. It is often used in glaucoma.

What are the symptoms

Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Myocardial infarction 130,932 patients)

Vision blurred has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Vision blurred 48,523 patients)

On Oct, 13, 2014: 454 male patients aged 69 who take the same drugs are studied in Travatan Z vs Lumigan

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male69Borderline Glaucoma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Travatan Z travoprostnot specified
Lumigan bimatoprostAllergan

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 69 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Travatan ZLumigan (Allergan)
Myocardial Infarction12.21%6.17%
Vision Blurred1.88%16.74%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Travatan ZLumigan (Allergan)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vision Blurred
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Confusional State
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Loss Of ConsciousnessAsthenia (weakness)
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 Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
Drug IneffectiveDizziness
Dyspepsia (indigestion)Diarrhoea
FallDrug Ineffective

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Travatan ZLumigan (Allergan)
Frequent Or Urgent UrinationHeadache (pain in head)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Migraine Without Aura (headache without neurological problems)
Ear PiercingFrequent Or Urgent Urination
Myositis (inflammation of the muscles)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Constipation
Dry Mouth
Libido Decreased (loss of interest in sex)
Vasovagal Attack (malaise mediated by the vagus nerve)
Ejaculation Failure
Eye Naevus (a nevus (plural, nevi) in the eye is a common, benign, pigmented growth, similar to a mole on your skin)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Travatan Z0.00%12.50%25.00%43.75%18.75%
Lumigan0.00%11.11%16.67%44.44%27.78%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Travatan Z (travoprost) is often used to treat glaucoma. Lumigan (bimatoprost) 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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