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Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

By ALCON LABORATORIES INC
2.5ml Eye Drop in Bottle

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Travoprost(0.4 %)
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GLAUCOMA DRUGS

Medical Description

Travatan eye drops contain Travoprost as its active component. It is used to reduce the fluid pressure inside the eye in patients suffering from glaucoma and high pressure in the eyes. You need to use...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

Travatan eye drops are used in reducing the fluid pressure inside the eye in patients suffering from glaucoma and high pressure in the eyes.
contraindications

Contraindications of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

If you are allergic to Travoprost or any other ingredients of Travatan eye drops.
sideEffects

Side effects of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

  • Eye pain
  • Eye discomfort
  • Dry eye
  • Irritation in the eyes
  • Itching and/or redness of the eyes
  • Eye inflammation (uncommon)
  • Eye discharge (uncommon)
  • Blurred vision (uncommon)
  • Headache (uncommon)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Travatan eye drops during pregnancy?
A:
Travatan eye drops should not be used during pregnancy unless necessary as it may cause harmful effects. Proper birth control measures should be taken while consuming it. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby before using this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Travatan eye drops while breastfeeding?
A:
Travatan eye drops are not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it is unknown if Travoprost passes into breastmilk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Travatan eye drops?
A:
You may experience temporary visual disturbances like a blurred vision while on treatment with Travatan eye drops. Therefore, you should avoid driving until your vision is clear.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Travatan eye drops?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Travatan eye drops with alcohol. Please consult your doctor.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any other eye problems like corneal damage, dry eye syndrome, vision or sight disturbances, etc.
  • You had any eye surgery or cataract surgery.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses while using the eye drops.
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eye, vision changes occur,changes in your eyelids, changes in the colour of the iris, or your condition worsens after using Travatan eye drops, you may ...
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  • You notice that your symptoms of asthma have increased or you experience breathlessness, wheezing after using this eye drop.
  • Travatan eye drops are not recommended for children less than 2 months old.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

How Does It Work?

Travoprost in Travatan eye drops works by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye, thus reducing the pressure inside the eye.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

  • Use Travatan eye drops as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Follow all the directions carefully. Do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the eye drops.
  • If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them and then instil the drops.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes. Do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. It must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.
  • If you are prescribed any other eye drops, you need to keep an interval of at least 5 minutes between both the drops.
interactions

Interactions of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, topical or herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction with Travatan eye drops.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with Travatan eye drops, keep a minimum gap of 5 minutes between the application of both the medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

  • Store Travatan eye drops in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You must not use the eye drops once the expiry date has passed. Discard it properly.
  • Do not use the eye drops if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.
dosage

Dosage of Travatan Bottle Of 2.5ml Eye Drops

Overdose

If you feel you have instilled Travatan eye drops more than you should, rinse your eyes with warm water and do not put in any more drops until it is time for your next dose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Travatan eye drops, use it as soon as possible. Do not use a double dose of this medicine just to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Travatan?

A: Travatan eye drops contain Travoprost as its active ingredient. It is used to reduce the fluid pressure inside the eye in patients suffering from glaucoma and high pressure in the eyes. It works by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye, reducing the pressure inside the eye.

Q: How to use Travatan eye drops?

  • Use Travatan eye drops as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes. Do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. It must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.

Q: Can Travatan eye drops be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil Travatan eye drops.

Q: What is the use of Travatan eye drops?

A: Travatan eye drops are used in reducing the fluid pressure inside the eye in patients suffering from glaucoma and high pressure in the eyes.
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 11:31 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.