Drug Index

Travoprost

 
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Mechanism :

Travoprost free acid is a selective FP prostanoid receptor agonist and is believed to reduce intraocular pressure by increasing the drainage of aqueous humor, which is done primarily through increased uveoscleral outflow and to a lesser extent, trabecular outflow facility.


Indication :

• Elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension


Contraindications :

Inflammation in the eye (e.g., iritis, uveitis), Hypersensitivity.


Dosing :

Safety and efficacy not established in children.

Available as 0.004%/2.5 ml ophthalmic solution.

16 years and older: Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening.


Adverse Effect :

heartburn or indigestion, blindness, blood in urine, blurred or decreased vision, burning, dry or itching eyes, chest pain, confusion, nervousness, faintness or light-headedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position, fast or irregular heartbeat, fever or chills, headache, high cholesterol, loss of bladder control, muscle pain or stiffness, pounding in the ears, sudden sweating unusual tiredness.


Interaction :

No interactions found.


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