Avatan

Avatan

travoprost

Manufacturer:

Aristopharma

Distributor:

KTZ
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Travoprost
Indications/Uses
Raised IOP in open-angle glaucoma; ocular HTN.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply once daily, preferably in the evening.
Contraindications
Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Increased brown pigment in the iris may occur. Monitor for possible change in eye color. Patients w/ mixed colored irides & receiving treatment to 1 eye only; aphakia, pseudophakia w/ torn posterior lens cap or anterior chamber lenses; & w/ known risk factors for cystoid macular edema, iritis or uveitis; w/ brittle or severe asthma. Not recommended for childn <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Brown pigmentation particularly in patients w/ mixed-color irides, blepharitis, ocular irritation & pain, conjunctival hyperemia, transient punctate epithelial erosion, skin rash, dry eyes, headache & photophobia. May also cause darkening, thickening & lengthening of eye lashes.
Drug Interactions
Instill at least 5 min between application in concurrent use w/ other topical ophth drugs.
MIMS Class
Antiglaucoma Preparations
ATC Classification
S01EE04 - travoprost ; Belongs to the class of prostaglandin analogues. Used in the treatment of glaucoma.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Avatan eye drops 0.004%w/v
Packing/Price
3 mL x 1's;5 mL x 1's
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