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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.

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On Apr, 14, 2014: 449 male patients aged 69 who take the drugs are studied in Travatan Z vs Lumigan

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male69Borderline Glaucoma

Drugs to compare:

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 Infarction18.48%9.38%
Vision Blurred1.90%16.96%

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
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Confusional State
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Asthenia (weakness)
Loss Of ConsciousnessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
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)
Drug IneffectiveDiarrhoea
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Dyspepsia (indigestion)Drug Ineffective
Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)Dizziness

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 UrinationConfusion
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Chills (felling of cold)
Ear PiercingStomach Discomfort (pain in abdomen)
Myositis (inflammation of the muscles)Eye Naevus (a nevus (plural, nevi) in the eye is a common, benign, pigmented growth, similar to a mole on your skin)
Faeces Pale
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Confusional State
Muscle Fatigue (a condition in which muscles cannot exert their normal force)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Travatan Z0.00%12.50%25.00%43.75%18.75%

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Related topic: Borderline Glaucoma, Lumigan, Travatan Z

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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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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Related studies

- Lumigan side effects
- Travatan Z side effects


Related conditions

- Borderline glaucoma
- Heart attack


Related drug side effects

- Myocardial Infarction
- Vision Blurred



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