When can I stop using Travatan Z?

Your doctor will tell you when, or if, you should stop taking Travatan Z (travoprost). Travatan Z is a long-term therapy for glaucoma and for high pressure inside the eye (intraocular hypertension). It helps lower pressure within the eye. You may need to take it for many years, or indefinitely.

However, if you have side effects from Travatan Z, your doctor may change your dosage, prescribe a different drug, combine Travatan Z with another medication or recommend an entirely different kind of treatment altogether. Side effects to be aware of include pinkeye (conjunctivitis) and a permanent change in the color of the iris to brown.

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