click here for details Travatan  Z
Dosing 1 drop qhs    (qAM dosing is considered acceptable.)
Chem Specs travoprost 0.004%
Quantities 2.5,   5ml
Cost 80.00 (generic) *      197.00 (Z formulation - see below)
Class prostaglandin analog
Action Believed to increase uveoscleral aqueous outflow.
Usage Indicated for lowering IOP with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension for
those who are intolerant of other IOP lowering medications or insufficiently
responsive to another IOP lowering medication.   28% - 30% IOP reduction.
Side Effects Pigmentation of the iris, eyelid and eyelashes, and growth of eyelashes.
Possible cystoid macular edema in pseudophakes and/or aphakes.
Possible reactivation of herpes keratitis. Possible corneal thinning.
30 to 50% report ocular hyperemea. 3% discontinue use for this reason.
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to travoprost or any other ingredients in the product.
Pediatric use Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
Pregnancy Category: C
Travatan Z uses "sofzia" preservative rather than BAK
*The generic (Par Pharmaceutical) contains 0.015% BAK.