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Travatan Z vs Lumigan for a male patient aged 74

Summary: 455 male patients aged 74 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Travatan Z vs Lumigan for a male aged 74. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

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

Lumigan (latest outcomes from 3,772 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 131,788 Myocardial infarction patients)

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

On Feb, 26, 2015: 500 male patients aged 74 who take the same drugs are studied in Travatan Z vs Lumigan

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male74Borderline Glaucoma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Travatan Z travoprostnot specified
Lumigan bimatoprostAllergan

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 74 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Travatan ZLumigan (Allergan)
Myocardial Infarction9.24%3.82%
Vision Blurred5.88%9.16%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Travatan ZLumigan (Allergan)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Confusional State
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Asthenia (weakness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dizziness
Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Vision Blurred
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Diarrhoea
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Loss Of ConsciousnessDisorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)

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)
PneumoniaMigraine Without Aura (headache without neurological problems)
Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)Frequent Or Urgent Urination
Pyrexia (fever)Constipation
Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Vasovagal Attack (malaise mediated by the vagus nerve)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Dry Mouth
Troponin IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Libido Decreased (loss of interest in sex)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Erectile Dysfunction
Dementia Alzheimer's Type (loss of mental ability with alzheimer's symptom)Ejaculation Failure

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Travatan Z0.00%9.52%33.33%38.10%19.05%
Lumigan0.00%8.70%17.39%47.83%26.09%

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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:

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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