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.
Posted 20 Mar 2010 • 2 answers
Posted 11 Apr 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 17 Dec 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 31 Dec 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 3 May 2015 • 1 answer