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Travatan - Zioptan Warnings and Precautions

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  • Travatan
    Travatan is a prescription eyedrop used to treat high eye pressure and open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV Web page describes the drug in more detail, explains how it works to lower eye pressure, and lists side effects reported with this medication.
  • Travatan and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear whether Travatan (travoprost ophthalmic solution) is safe for use in breastfeeding women. This eMedTV segment further explores Travatan and breastfeeding, and explains whether the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Travatan and Pregnancy
    The full risks of using Travatan (travoprost ophthalmic solution) during pregnancy are not currently known. This eMedTV page includes more information on Travatan and pregnancy, and explains what problems occurred when the drug was given to animals.
  • Travatan Dosage
    There is only one standard Travatan dosage: one drop into the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening. This eMedTV article discusses Travatan dosing in more detail and also offers important information on how to safely use the prescription eyedrop.
  • Travatan Drug Interactions
    If you use other eyedrops in combination with Travatan, drug interactions could occur. As this eMedTV segment explains, you should separate your Travatan dose and any other eyedrops by at least five minutes in order to prevent a drug interaction.
  • Travatan Eyedrops
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers some basic information on Travatan, a prescription eyedrop used to reduce eye pressure. It also includes a link to more detailed information on this discontinued product.
  • Travatan Overdose
    Using Travatan (travoprost ophthalmic solution) more often than prescribed can cause a long-term overdose. This eMedTV resource explores the potential effects of a Travatan overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Travatan Side Effects
    Common Travatan side effects include vision changes, dry eyes, and eye itching. This eMedTV page describes other common side effects and also lists rare but potentially serious side effects of Travatan that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Travatan Uses
    Travatan uses, as this eMedTV page explains, are concerned with decreasing eye pressure in people with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. This page covers Travatan uses in more detail, including how the drug works and possible off-label uses.
  • Travatan Warnings and Precautions
    Travatan can cause a permanent darkening of the eyes. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists other potential side effects of Travatan. Warnings and precautions on who may not be suitable for using this prescription eyedrop are also included.
  • Treatments for Glaucoma
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, some of the options used for treating glaucoma include laser surgery, medication, and conventional surgery. This article takes a quick look at this topic, including why it's important not to delay glaucoma treatment.
  • Trusop
    Trusopt is a medicine used to lower eye pressure. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers a brief introduction to the eye drop and provides a link to more detailed information on it. Trusop is a common misspelling of Trusopt.
  • Trusopt
    Trusopt is a prescription eye drop used to lower the pressure in the eyes. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Trusopt 2% Eye Drops
    As this eMedTV page explains, Trusopt 2% eye drops are used to treat high eye pressure in people with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. This article gives an overview of this medication and provides a link to more information.
  • Trusopt and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear if it is safe to breastfeed while using Trusopt (dorzolamide). This selection from the eMedTV archives describes the manufacturer's stance on the issue and explains whether the medication is likely to pass through breast milk.
  • Trusopt and Pregnancy
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV Web site, it is unclear if Trusopt (dorzolamide) is safe for use during pregnancy. This article takes an in-depth look at using the eye drops during pregnancy, including the results of animal studies.
  • Trusopt Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web article, the standard Trusopt dose is one drop in the affected eye(s) three times daily. This resource further explains how to use the eye drops, including special precautions to take if you wear contacts.
  • Trusopt Drug Interactions
    Aspirin, Topamax, and Pepto-Bismol are a few of the drugs that can interact with Trusopt. This selection from the eMedTV library offers a more detailed list of potential interactions with the eye drops, including the problems that can occur as a result.
  • Trusopt Eye Drop Information
    Trusopt helps treat high eye pressure in people with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. This eMedTV selection provides some basic drug information on the eye drop and provides a link to more details on Trusopt.
  • Trusopt Overdose
    This eMedTV Web page explains why taking an overdose of Trusopt (dorzolamide) is unlikely to cause serious problems, but you should still seek medical attention. This article also addresses what to expect if you use too much of this medication.
  • Trusopt Side Effects
    Eye stinging, eye burning, and a bitter taste are among the common Trusopt side effects. This eMedTV Web page offers a more detailed list of potential side effects, including serious problems that can require immediate medical care.
  • Trusopt Uses
    Trusopt is approved to lower eye pressure in people with certain conditions, such as ocular hypertension. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at what Trusopt is used for, how it works, and whether it can be used in children.
  • Trusopt Warnings and Precautions
    Trusopt is a sulfonamide; it can cause serious reactions in people with allergies to sulfa drugs. This eMedTV article goes into detail about the warnings and precautions for Trusopt, explaining what to discuss with your doctor before starting treatment.
  • Types of Glaucoma
    Open angle glaucoma and congenital glaucoma are just two of the many forms of this disease. This part of the eMedTV site provides an overview of the different types of glaucoma, with particular emphasis on open angle and angle closure glaucoma.
  • What Is Carteolol Used For?
    Carteolol is approved for reducing eye pressure in people with high eye pressure or open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at the uses of carteolol, describes how the medication works, and talks about its use in children.
  • What Is Qoliana Used For?
    Qoliana eye drops are prescribed to lower eye pressure caused by ocular hypertension or open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV resource examines Qoliana uses in more detail, including how this medicine works and when it may be used for unapproved reasons.
  • Who Makes Rescula?
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at who makes Rescula. It explains why only a brand-name version is available and discusses when a generic version might become available. Also included is a link to more information.
  • Xalatan
    Xalatan is a prescription medicine licensed to reduce eye pressure caused by certain conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how the eye drops work, explores their effects, and explains when and how to use them.
  • Xalatan and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether Xalatan (latanoprost ophthalmic solution) is safe for breastfeeding women. This eMedTV page offers more information on Xalatan and breastfeeding, and explains whether the drug is likely to pass through breast milk.
  • Xalatan and Pregnancy
    The full risks of using Xalatan (latanoprost ophthalmic solution) during pregnancy are not known. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at Xalatan and pregnancy, and explains what happened when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Xalatan Dosage
    The standard Xalatan dosage is one drop into the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening. This eMedTV resource offers more detailed Xalatan dosing guidelines, including tips on how to use the eye drop and safety information on the product.
  • Xalatan Drug Interactions
    NSAID eye drops (and any other eye drops) can cause Xalatan drug interactions. This page from the eMedTV library lists other products that may interact with Xalatan. Drug interactions could potentially reduce the effectiveness of Xalatan.
  • Xalatan Eyedrops
    If you have high eye pressure, you may benefit from using an eyedrop called Xalatan. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of this medication, including what else it can be used for and potential side effects.
  • Xalatan Overdose
    Although a Xalatan (latanoprost ophthalmic solution) overdose seems likely, it is possible. This part of the eMedTV site explores the potential effects of a Xalatan overdose and explains what treatment options are available for an overdose.
  • Xalatan Side Effects
    Some of the most common Xalatan side effects include itching, burning, and stinging. This eMedTV segment explores the severity of these side effects and lists other adverse reactions that may occur, including rare but potentially serious problems.
  • Xalatan Uses
    Xalatan is used for treating high eye pressure in people with ocular hypertension or open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV Web page covers Xalatan uses in more detail and explains whether the medication is suitable for use in children.
  • Xalatan Warnings and Precautions
    Some people may notice that Xalatan changes the color of their eyes. This eMedTV Web page lists other side effects or complications that may occur with Xalatan. Warnings and precautions on who should not use this eye drop are also included here.
  • Zalatan
    Xalatan is an eye drop that can be prescribed to lower eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV segment explains how Xalatan works and describes the effects of the medication. Zalatan is a common misspelling of Xalatan.
  • Zalatan Side Affects
    Burning, blurry vision, and eye color changes are some of the most commonly reported Xalatan side effects. This eMedTV page lists other side effects that may occur with Xalatan. Zalatan side affects is a common misspelling of Xalatan side effects.
  • Zioptan
    Zioptan is a prescription eye drop licensed to help lower eye pressure caused by certain eye conditions. This eMedTV Web page describes approved uses for this medicine, explains how it works, and covers dosing instructions and other important details.
  • Zioptan and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown whether Zioptan (tafluprost) passes through breast milk in humans. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers details on whether Zioptan might harm a breastfeeding child and what your doctor will consider before making a recommendation.
  • Zioptan and Pregnancy
    At this time, it is not known whether Zioptan (tafluprost) is safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV Web page addresses the question of Zioptan's safety during pregnancy, and describes the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Zioptan Dosage
    When treating high eye pressure with Zioptan, the dosage is the same for everyone. This page of the eMedTV Web library describes how to use this eye drop, including what can happen if these drops are used too often.
  • Zioptan Drug Interactions
    Increased pressure in the eye or other problems may occur when Zioptan is used with certain products. This eMedTV page gives more detailed information on the products that can interfere with Zioptan, and explains the results of these interactions.
  • Zioptan Medication Information
    Zioptan is a type of eye drop prescribed to treat certain eye conditions in adults. This eMedTV resource contains information on Zioptan, including how this medication is used, how it works, and safety issues. A link to more details is also included.
  • Zioptan Overdose
    It is not known exactly what to expect from an overdose of Zioptan (tafluprost). This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes a look at the potential effects of an overdose and explains how any resulting symptoms might be treated.
  • Zioptan Side Effects
    Common side effects of Zioptan may include headaches, eye itching, and the common cold. This eMedTV article describes other common side effects of this eye drop, as well as less common but potentially serious problems that require immediate medical care.
  • Zioptan Uses
    Zioptan is licensed for lowering eye pressure in adults with ocular hypertension or open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV segment discusses the uses of Zioptan in more detail, describes how this medication works, and covers off-label (unapproved) uses.
  • Zioptan Warnings and Precautions
    If you have had iritis or uveitis in the past, tell your doctor before you start using Zioptan. This eMedTV page lists other conditions to tell your doctor about before using Zioptan and describes important warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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