Zioptan  (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing 1 drop qPM (optimal),       (qAM dosing is considered acceptable.)
Chem Specs tafluprost solution 0.0015%
Quantities 30, 90pack, 0.3ml single use containers
Cost 250.00
Class prostaglandin analog
Action Increased uveoscleral aqueous outflow (possibly by loosening intercellular
spaces on the ciliary body face.)   28% - 30% IOP reduction.
Usage Indicated for reduction of IOP in open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Side Effects Pigmentation of the iris, eyelid and eyelashes, and growth of eyelashes.
Possible cystoid macular edema in pseudophakes and/or aphakes.
May exacerbate intraocular inflammation (e.g., iritis/uveitis).
4% – 20% conjunctival hyperemia reported.
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to tafluprost or any other ingredient in the product.
Pediatric use Not recommended due to pigmentation issues with long term use.
Pregnancy Category C. Teratogenic in rabbits at 5x the equivalent human exposure.
Non preserved.
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