Travatan

What is Travatan?

Travoprost ophthalmic solution is a topical medication used for controlling the progression of glaucoma or ocular hypertension, by reducing intraocular pressure. It is a synthetic prostaglandin analog (or more specifically, an analog of prostaglandin F) that works by increasing the outflow of aqueous fluid from the eyes. It is also known by the brand names of Travatan and Travatan Z, manufactured by Alcon, and Travo-Z, manufactured by Micro Labs.

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I am using Travatan one drop in evening. I am experiencing pain oven night and the pain is gone by the following morning. The pain is in my left...

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Travatan eye drops is used for treatment of glaucoma. Hence pain in that eye needs evaluation for glaucoma , measurement of intraocular...

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I use Travatan Z and I can't always get the drops to come out of the bottle, I invert the bottle, and it either comes out before the bottle is over...

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The Travatan Z bottle is made such that the eyedrop does not come out before you press the bottle. Your statement is very unusual. You may want to...

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My dad is 87 years old. He takes flomax for bph and travatan drops for glaucoma. He has mild high blood pressure but won t take his bp meds because...

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I am a 67-year old male. My medical history includes a subtotal gastrectomy done in 1967. The diagnosis was ulcers due to Zollinger-Ellison...

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My blood pressure is 122 over 56...Is the 56 on the bottom too low? I'm 60 years old 5' 6 weight 150. I am currently only taking Hydrochlorothiazide...

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My father aged 64 years is having advance PACG glucoma. His one eye has already lost due to this and other has advance PACG. Drops which were...

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