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.
eye pressure is 35 will the expired date on bottle still have potency to work to lower the pressure cannot reach a Dr. at this time?
1 answer • 11 Apr 2010
2 answers • 2 Jun 2011
I wonder if it could be the Travatan Z eye drops that I use.
1 answer • 13 Dec 2011
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
Recently prescribed Travatan Z, after one day of use, substantial red eye build up it rather noticeable. Can Travatan Z be used with a red eye ...
1 answer • 3 May 2015