Travatan

Travatan - drops for glaucoma treatment.

Pharmacological action

Topical application of Travatan  Eyedrops Travatan (2, 5 mL)
 It promotes the outflow of aqueous humor from the eye uveoscleral and reduce intraocular pressure.

The active substance Travatan - substance travoprost. Among adjuvants are boric acid, hydrochloric acid, castor oil.

Reviews Travatane indicate that the pressure in the eye is reduced two hours after instillation, the maximum effect observed drops after 12 hours.

Form release Travatan

Drops.

Direct analogue Travatan - drug travoprost.

Indications

Travatan is prescribed to reduce high intraocular pressure, which occurs at an elevated IOP, open-angle glaucoma.

Instructions Travatan - method of application

The drug is recommended to bury once daily in the conjunctival sac - one drop.

More frequent use of the drug is not recommended as likely to reduce its effectiveness.

Travatan be used in combination with other topical medications from glaucoma. This break between them should be not less than 5 minutes.

Patients who wear contact lenses, you should remove them before using Travatan. Again put on the lens can be 20 minutes after instillation of the eye.

Analog Travatan take the same - 1 st drop once daily.

Side effects Travatan

Travatan may cause redness  Eyedrops Travatan (5, 0 mL)
 or dryness of the conjunctiva, blepharitis, keratitis, photophobia, discoloration of the iris, cataract, blurred vision, the appearance of discomfort, burning, itching, pain in the eyes.

There are reviews of Travatane, pointing out that after application of drops can develop a strong watery eyes, crusts may appear on the eyelids.

In addition, in some cases, there are systemic side effects: depression, anxiety, urinary tract infection, urinary incontinence, headache, arthritis, bronchitis, back pain, sinusitis, flu-like symptoms, chest pain, decreased or increased pressure, angina, high cholesterol .

Contraindications

Travatan of instructions are not prescribed for hypersensitivity and patients who are under 18 years old.

Under the supervision of a doctor, it is desirable to use a drop of patients who have found uveitis, acute iritis, psevdofakiya, aphakia, damage to the lens.

Pregnant women, breastfeeding women are not recommended to apply the drops.





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