What is Travoprost?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Travatan Z Travatan

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Travoprost is a prostanoid agonist used to treat eye conditions, such as glaucoma and ocular hypertension, in which increased pressure can cause a gradual loss of vision. It comes as an eyedrop to apply to the eye.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
3
Mild
3
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Travoprost

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation in eyes 2
Eyes red 1
Itchy eyes 1
Redness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Travoprost

Dosage Patients
0.004 % daily 3
0.004 g daily 2
0.003 % daily 1
1 drop(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Travoprost

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 5
Expense 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Travoprost

Duration

Currently taking Travoprost

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Travoprost

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 4
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Travoprost after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan) 1

Patients stopped taking Travoprost and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Brinzolamide/Brimonidine Tartrate (Simbrinza) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Travoprost

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Mar 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for glaucoma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.004 g Daily
Advice & Tips: It was to expensive, I asked my Doctor for a cheaper prescription medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 9, 2011 (Started Mar 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for glaucoma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 0.004 g Daily

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