The recommended dose is one drop in affecte eye or eyes, once a day in evening or as directe by your physician. Talk to your doctor before you use this medicine, if you have current or previous history of iritis and uveitis (eye inflammation). It may cause changes in eyelashes such as increase in its length, thickness, colour and/or number. Changes in eyelids such as unusual hair growth or in tissues around the eye have also been observed. The common side effects are dizziness, drowsiness, headache, eye redness, changes in the colour of iris, eye pain and discomfort, dry eye, itchy eye, eye irritation.
- Blurred vision
- Eye pain
- Dry eyes
- Redness of the eye
- Burning or itching of eyes
- Eye discharge
Uses of Travatan Eye Drops
What is it prescribed for?
Intraocular hypertension is characterised by increased fluid pressure inside the eyes. Travatan Eye Drops is used to reduce the pressure inside the eyes.
Open angle Glaucoma
Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that cause damage to the optic nerve (the nerve that carries information from the eye to the brain), usually due to high pressure inside the eyes. In the case of open-angle glaucoma, the drainage canal becomes clogged and prevents the drain out of fluid from the eyes. Thus, it may lead to increased pressure inside the eyes and eventually loss of vision. Travatan Eye Drops is used in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma.
If you forget to instill the dose of Travatan Eye Drops at a given time, instill it in your eyes as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
As Travatan Eye Drops is intended for external use, the likelihood of side effects due to an overdose is low. However, do not administer more than the prescribed dose.
HOW TRAVATAN WORKS
TRAVATAN is absorbe through cornea, where it is hydrolyze to free travoprost acid. After one to two hours of application, highest concentrations of the acid in the eye are reached. There it exerts it’s ocular hypotensive effect by increasing the drainage of fluid from inside your eye and which helps in lowering the pressure inside your eye.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
The recommended dose is one drop in affected eye or eyes, once a day in evening or as directed by your physician. It is for external use only.