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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dosage is one drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening. TRAVATAN® (travoprost ophthalmic solution) should not be administered more than once daily since it has been shown that more frequent administration of prostaglandin analogs may decrease the intraocular pressure lowering effect.
Reduction of the intraocular pressure starts approximately 2 hours after the first administration with maximum effect reached after 12 hours.
TRAVATAN® may be used concomitantly with other topical ophthalmic drug products to lower intraocular pressure. If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the drugs should be administered at least five (5) minutes apart.
Dosage Forms and Strengths
Ophthalmic solution containing travoprost 0.04 mg/mL.
TRAVATAN® (travoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.004% is a sterile, isotonic, buffered, preserved, aqueous solution of travoprost (0.04 mg/mL) supplied in Alcon's oval DROP-TAINER® package system.
TRAVATAN® is supplied as a 2.5 mL solution in a 4 mL and a 5 mL solution in a 7.5 mL natural polypropylene dispenser bottle with a natural polypropylene dropper tip and a turquoise polypropylene or high density polyethylene overcap. Tamper evidence is provided with a shrink band around the closure and neck area of the package.
|2.5 mL fill||NDC 0065-0266-25|
|2 units, 2.5 mL fill||NDC 0065-0266-17|
|5 mL fill||NDC 0065-0266-34|
Storage: Store at 2° - 25°C (36° - 77°F).
Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Fort Worth, Texas 76134, USA
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/19/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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