TAFLOTAN

Taflotan is an aqueous solution that is clear, colorless, and sterile and contains 15 mcg of tafluprost as the active ingredient per mL. As additives, it also has benzalkonium chloride, concentrated glycerine, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, disodium edetate hydrate, and polysorbate 80.

Use this medication precisely as recommended by your physician. Follow the prescription of your doctor carefully. 

The medication dose your physician has given is based on your condition, other medications or food supplements you may take, and your reaction to treatment. To diminish your risks for adverse effects, don’t increase your dosage, take it regularly, or take it as instructed by your physician. Adverse events may still happen even at usual prescription dosages. 

If your physician requests you to use this drug consistently, use it regularly to get the most benefits from it. To make you remember it better, take it at a fixed time every day. 

Your doctor may need to modify your dosages to ease your symptoms or if you develop adverse reactions. 

If you have any inquiries with regards to information, ask your physician or pharmacist.

Taflotan is used in the following conditions:

  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular HTN

This medicine may be recommended for different uses. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more information. 

Do not use Taflotan in people with the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity

Taflotan may have the following side effects:

  • Redness
  • Eye discharge
  • Blepharal pigmentation
  • headache
  • Eye pain
  • Corneal epithelial disorder
  • Eyelash abnormality
  • Hypertrichosis of eyelid
  • Itching
  • Eye irritation
  • Elevated AST
  • Conjunctival edema
  • Blurred vision
  • Lacrimation
  • Heavy feeling of eye
  • Foreign body sensation
  • Photophobia

Keep in mind that your physician has recommended this drug since he or she has known that the advantage to you is more noteworthy than the risk of adverse reactions. Many individuals utilizing this medicine don’t have serious side effects.  

A serious allergy to this medication is uncommon. In any case, seek emergency medical help if you see any manifestations of a serious allergic response, including a rash, tingling or swelling particularly of the face or tongue or throat, dizziness or difficulty in breathing. 

This is not a complete list of side effects. If you see other effects not recorded above, contact your physician or pharmacist.

Precautions

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Lactation
  • Bronchial asthma or history of it
  • Pregnancy
  • Children
  • Corneal epithelium disorder
  • Neonates
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia or pseudophakia

Inform your physician about the drugs you take including over-the-counter medications, prescribed drugs, supplements and vitamins. 

This is not a complete list of drug interactions. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more details. 

The effects of certain medications can change if you consume different medications or herbal products simultaneously. This can build your risk for side effects or may cause your drugs not to work effectively. These interactions are conceivable, yet don’t generally happen. Your physician or pharmacist can prevent or oversee interactions by changing how you utilize your prescriptions or by close checking. 

While utilizing this drug, don’t start, stop, or change the dose of other medicines you are using without your physician’s advice. 

If an overdose is suspected, call your health care provider immediately.

Available Brands:

  • Taflotan-S

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