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Travoprost Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.004%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

One drop in the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening

Comments:
-This drug should not be administered more than once per day since it has been shown that more frequent administration of prostaglandin analogs may decrease the intraocular pressure lowering effect.
-Reduction of the intraocular pressure starts approximately 2 hours after the first administration with maximum effect reached after 12 hours.
-If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the drugs should be administered at least five (5) minutes apart.

Use: Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Usual Adult Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

One drop in the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening

Comments:
-This drug should not be administered more than once per day since it has been shown that more frequent administration of prostaglandin analogs may decrease the intraocular pressure lowering effect.
-Reduction of the intraocular pressure starts approximately 2 hours after the first administration with maximum effect reached after 12 hours.
-If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the drugs should be administered at least five (5) minutes apart.

Use: Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Usual Pediatric Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

16 years or older:
One drop in the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening

Comments:
-This drug should not be administered more than once per day since it has been shown that more frequent administration of prostaglandin analogs may decrease the intraocular pressure lowering effect.
-Reduction of the intraocular pressure starts approximately 2 hours after the first administration with maximum effect reached after 12 hours.
-If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the drugs should be administered at least five (5) minutes apart.

Use: Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Usual Pediatric Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

16 years or older:
One drop in the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening

Comments:
-This drug should not be administered more than once per day since it has been shown that more frequent administration of prostaglandin analogs may decrease the intraocular pressure lowering effect.
-Reduction of the intraocular pressure starts approximately 2 hours after the first administration with maximum effect reached after 12 hours.
-If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the drugs should be administered at least five (5) minutes apart.

Use: Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 16 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Storage requirements:
-Store between 2 C to 25 C

Patient Advice:
-You should wipe off any excess solution from the skin to reduce the risk of darkening of the eyelid skin.
-As with any other eye drops, nasolacrimal occlusion or gently closing the eyelid after administration is recommended. This may reduce the systemic absorption of drugs administered via the ocular route.

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