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Travatan Opht Sol 0.004% (Travoprost)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Travatan Opht Sol 0.004% (Z)0.004 %/5 ml

Generic Equivalent of Travatan Opht Sol 0.004%

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Travoprost (Z)0.004 %/5 ml
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Is A Prescription Required to Have Travatan?

A prescription is required to purchase Travatan from our Canadawide drugstore.

What Is Travatan Used For?

Travatan, also called Travatan Z is an ophthalmic solution which is used to treat high pressure in the eye which can lead to an illness known as glaucoma. It is also used for treatment of ocular hypertension.

How Does Travatan Z Work in Body?

Travatan Z (Travoprost) belongs to the class of drugs known as prostaglandin analogues. It acts by increasing the outflow of the liquid from the eye, thus lowering the pressure. It can be used on its own or with other glaucoma eye drops which also reduce pressure.

What Is The Generic For Travatan Z?

The generic form of Travatan Z is known as Travoprost, a prostaglandin analogue.

How Is Travatan Z Supplied and Stored?

Travatan Z is manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals and generic Travatan is manufactured by Sandoz. It will be our privilege to offer you the branded as well as generic Travatan Z medication from Canada. Travatan Z is a colorless to light yellow solution. It is supplied in 5 mL plastic bottle with a screw cap and contains 0.004% dosage of Travoprost. The generic equivalent of Travatan Z (Travoprost Z) is supplied as a 0.004% 5 mL solution.

This medication should be stored at a temperature of 2°C to 25°C and does not require refrigeration. The solution should be kept out of reach and sight of children.

What Is the Cost of Travatan Z?

Our Canada Wide Pharmacy is pleased to offer 5 mL 0.004% Travatan Z at unbeatable prices of $233 for a supply of 2 eye drops which is $116.50 per unit. The generic equivalent (Travoprost Z) is available at a price of $246 for a supply of 3 eye drops which is $82 per unit. Consider to lower your cost by filling a greater quantity at one time!

Is Latanoprost (Xalatan) And Travatan The Same?

Both Latanoprost and Travatan belong to the same class of medicine that is prostaglandin analogues. Both are used to treat high pressure build-up in the eye but contain different preservatives as eye drop formulations.

What Is The Z In Travatan?

Travatan Z is a new and different formulation from Travatan. The preservative benzalkonium chloride (BAK) in Travatan has been replaced with an ionic buffered preservative called SOFZIA which is less toxic to the surface of the eye.

What Should I Avoid While Using Travatan Z?

Do not use Travatan Z when you are wearing contact lenses. Remove the lenses when applying Travatan Z and then wait for at least 15 minutes after using the eye drops to put the lenses back in your eyes. Do not let your skin come in contact with Travatan Z. if your skin comes in contact with the solution, wash your skin immediately. This is especially important for pregnant women. Do not drive immediately after applying Travatan Z, as vision is blurred for a short time after using the medicine. Do not drive or use machines until your vision is clear.

How Do You Use Travatan Z?

Travatan Z should be used exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The ususal adult dose is one drop daily in the affected eye. Evening time is the best to use this eye drop solution. In case you are using other eye drops with Travatan Z, wait for at least 5 minutes between putting Travatan Z and other eye drops in your eyes.

Does Travatan Z Have Any Effects On The Eyes?

Travatan Z can increase the length, thickness, color as well as number of your eyelashes. It can also change the color of your eye, making the colored part of your eye (iris) browner.

What Are The Side Effects of Travatan Z?

Like with all the medications, Travatan Z can also cause side effects but not everybody gets them and are often temporary. The most common side effect with Travatan Z is redness in the eyes. Other common side effects include itching, pain, burning sensation, dryness, and irritation in the eyes, inflammation of the eye or eyelid, blurred or reduced vision, sensitivity to light and headache. Certain other side effects in the eye include clouding of the eye (cataract), swelling or discharge from the eyes, itching, crusting, redness or irritation in the eyelid, increased tearing, reduced feeling in the eyes, tiredness in eyes, eye allergy or sunken eyes. Some of the side effects that can occur in the body are allergy, sin darkening or discoloration, dizziness, bad taste in mouth, decreased heart rate, high or low blood pressure, dry nose or mouth, asthma, shortness of breath, cold like symptoms such as cough, throat irritation or nose discomfort, excessive growth of hair, constipation, pain in the abdomen, nausea or diarrhea, weakness, rash, skin redness, itching, depression or anxiety, ringing in ears, loss of bladder control, painful urination, pain in the chest and joints. Stop taking Travatan Z immediately, if you develop an eye infection, your eye becomes irritated or there is any damage to your eye. These are not all the side effects of Travatan Z. Talk to your doctor immediately if you experience any unwanted effect.

When Should You Not Take Travatan Z?

Do not take Travatan Z if you:
  • Are allergic to Travoprost or any other ingredients in Travatan Z
  • Are allergic to other prostaglandin analogues
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
The eye drop solution should not be used by people under 18 years of age.

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before Using Travatan Z?

Before taking Travatan Z always talk to your health care professional in case you:
  • Will be having an eye surgery
  • Have an eye infection
  • Are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed. Travatan Z may pass into your breast milk.

What Medicines Can Interact with Travatan Z?

Travatan Z has not been studied for drug infections. You should tell your health care professional about all the medications and skin products that you use, including any prescription or non-prescription vitamins or herbal supplements.

Where Can I Buy Travatan Z Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Travatan Z can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Travatan Z Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped. For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 604-581-4000 or email us at customerservice@canadawidepharmacy.com.

References:

1. https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/wilmer/services/glaucoma/book/ch15s02.html.
2. https://www.ask.novartispharma.ca/download.htm?res=travatan-z_scrip_e.pdf&resTitleId=1337
3. https://www.ask.novartispharma.ca/download.htm?res=travatan-z_patient_e.pdf&resTitleId=1347
4. http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2376303
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