Once-daily glaucoma therapy better tolerated than b.i.d.

November 15, 2002

Houston-In patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) or ocular hypertension (OH), once-daily treatment with fixed-combination latanoprost/timolol (Xalacom, Pharmacia, Peapack, NJ) is well tolerated and lowers IOP more effectively than twice-daily dorzolamide/timolol (Cosopt, Merck), according to a recent multicenter U.S. study.