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Izba Side Effects

Generic Name: travoprost ophthalmic

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of travoprost ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Izba.

For the Consumer

Applies to travoprost ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by travoprost ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Izba). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Major Side Effects

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking travoprost ophthalmic:

More common:
  • Eye pain
  • itching eye
  • redness of the eye
  • redness, swelling, or itching of eyelid
Less common:
  • Blurred or decreased vision
  • burning, dry, or itching eyes
  • eye color changes
  • redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid

Minor Side Effects

Some of the side effects that can occur with travoprost ophthalmic may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common:
  • Eye discomfort
  • feeling of having something in the eye
Less common:
  • Acid or sour stomach (heartburn or indigestion)
  • blood in the urine
  • chest pain or tightness
  • dry eyes
  • eye discharge or excessive tearing
  • faintness or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  • loss of bladder control
  • lower back pain
  • muscle pain or stiffness
  • pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  • pain or burning while urinating
  • pelvic pain
  • slow or irregular heartbeat (less than 50 beats per minute)

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to travoprost ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Ocular

Very common (10% or more): Ocular hyperemia (up to 50%)
Common (1% to 10%): Decreased visual acuity, eye discomfort, foreign body sensation, eye pain, eyelid pruritus, abnormal vision, blepharitis, blurred vision, cataract, conjunctivitis, corneal staining, dry eye, iris discoloration, keratitis, lid margin crusting, ocular inflammation, photophobia, subconjunctival hemorrhage, tearing
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Corneal erosion, uveitis, iritis, anterior chamber inflammation, punctate keratitis, eye discharge, erythema of eyelid, periorbital edema, ectropion cataract, eyelid margin crusting, growth of eyelashes, eyelash discoloration, asthenopia
Rare (less than 0.1%): Iridocyclitis, eye inflammation, photopsia, eyelid eczema, conjunctival edema, halo vision, conjunctival follicles, eye hypoesthesia, meibomianitis, anterior chamber pigmentation, mydriasis, eyelash thickening, macular edema, sunken eyes
Postmarketing reports: Periorbital/lid changes (including deepening of the eyelid sulcus)[Ref]

Dermatologic

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Skin hyperpigmentation (periocular), skin discoloration, abnormal hair texture, hypertrichosis
Rare (less than 0.1%): Allergic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, erythema, rash, hair color changes, madarosis
Frequency not reported: Pruritus, abnormal hair growth[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Common (1% to 10%): Angina pectoris, bradycardia, chest pain, hypertension, hypotension
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Palpitations
Rare (less than 0.1%): Irregular heart rate, decreased heart rate, decreased diastolic blood pressure, increased systolic blood pressure
Frequency not reported: Tachycardia[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Dyspepsia, gastrointestinal disorder
Rare (less than 0.1%): Reactivated peptic ulcer, constipation, dry mouth
Frequency not reported: Diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea[Ref]

Genitourinary

Common (1% to 10%): Prostate disorder, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections
Frequency not reported: Dysuria, increased prostatic specific antigen[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Common (1% to 10%): Arthritis, back pain
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Shoulder pain
Rare (less than 0.1%): Musculoskeletal pain
Frequency not reported: Arthralgia[Ref]

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Headache
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Dizziness
Rare (less than 0.1%): Dysgeusia
Frequency not reported: Vertigo, tinnitus[Ref]

Respiratory

Common (1% to 10%): Bronchitis, cold/flu syndrome, sinusitis
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Dyspnea, asthma, nasal congestion, throat irritation
Rare (less than 0.1%): Respiratory disorder, oropharyngeal pain, cough, dysphonia
Frequency not reported: Aggravated asthma[Ref]

Metabolic

Common (1% to 10%): Hypercholesterolemia[Ref]

Other

Common (1% to 10%): Pain
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Asthenia, malaise[Ref]

Psychiatric

Common (1% to 10%): Anxiety, depression[Ref]

Immunologic

Rare (less than 0.1%): Herpes simplex, herpetic keratitis[Ref]

General

The most commonly reported side effect was ocular hyperemia.[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hypersensitivity, seasonal allergy[Ref]

References

1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

2. "Product Information. Travatan (travoprost ophthalmic)" Alcon Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.

3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

Not all side effects for Izba may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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