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When should I call my doctor if I am using Travatan Z?

Call your doctor if you are taking Travatan Z (travoprost) and you have eye symptoms such as eye pain or irritation, blurred vision, dry eyes, tearing or a headache. Tell your doctor if you have an eye infection, injury or surgery. Call your doctor immediately if you have serious side effects such as sensitivity to light, abnormal vision, pinkeye (conjunctivitis) or a redness or swelling of your eyelids. A noncontagious form of pinkeye is a common side effect, but it can be serious.

You may also have eyelid reactions, such as eyelashes that grow longer and thicken and get darker. The skin around the eye may also darken. Travatan Z, a prescription eyedrop for glaucoma and high pressure within the eye, may also permanently darken the iris of your eyes -- the part that gives your eye color -- turning it brown. You should call your doctor if you have these or any other eye changes, or any other symptoms that bother you or don’t go away.

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