15 Aug 2009
Travatan (travoprost 0.004%) is a prostaglandin analog. It works to reduce pressure in the eye by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye.
Travatan is used to treat increased pressure in the eye (ocular hypertension) and open-angle glaucoma in patients who cannot use or do not respond to other medicines.
Travatan Z is a new formulation that eliminates benzalkonium chloride (BAK) from Alcon's existing Travatan solution and replaces BAK with SOFZIA(TM), a robust ionic buffered preservative system that is gentle to the ocular surface. Alcon developed this BAK-free version of Travatan because long-term use of topical solutions containing BAK may compromise the ocular surface and exacerbate conditions such as dry eye.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
2 answers • 20 Mar 2010
I've checked everything in my diet and other medications that I take and the only thing that has changed is the Travatan z prescription. So ... ...
1 answer • 17 Dec 2010
1 answer • 31 Dec 2011
2 answers • 13 Apr 2013
around 14/15mmHg using Travatan once at night.I read from FDA warnings/precaution that this drug is not to be used for NAGlaucoma. I am anxious to ...
1 answer • 22 May 2013