Travatan Z eye drops also known as travoprost Z eye drops is used to treat glaucoma, a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision and ocular hypertension, a condition which causes increased pressure in the eye. Both conditions are caused by high pressure in the eye which can lead to pain or vision changes. Lowering high pressure inside the eye can help prevent blindness. This medication works by regulating the flow of fluid within the eye to maintain a normal pressure. Travoprost controls glaucoma and ocular hypertension but does not cure them. Continue to use travoprost even if you feel well. Do not stop using travoprost without talking to your doctor.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side-effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side-effects:
Q: What is the generic alternative to Travatan Z eye drops?
A: The Travatan Z generic alternative is known as Travoprozt Z eye drops.
Q: What are the side-effects to Travatan Z eye drops?
A: The most common side-effects to Travatan Z eye drops are eye pain, irritation or dry eyes, blurred vision, eye tearing and headaches. Contact your doctor if you experience any sensitivity to light, abnormal vision, pink eye, redness or swelling of the eyelid.
Q: Can I drive after using Travatan Z eye drops?
A: This drug may cause temporary blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness or clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
Q: What is the strength of Travatan Z eye drops?
A: Both Travatan Z eye drops and the generic alternative Travoprozt Z eye drops is available in the strength of 0.004%.