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Tafluprost

Tafluprost, a prostaglandin analog is a selective FP prostanoid receptor agonist which is believed to reduce intraocular pressure by increasing uveoscleral outflow of aqueous humor.

Product Details

Presentation

Taflan Sterile Ophthalmic Solution: Each ml contains Tafluprost INN 0.015 mg.
Preservative:
Sodium Perborate BP 0.01%

Pharmacology

Tafluprost, a prostaglandin analog is a selective FP prostanoid receptor agonist which is believed to reduce intraocular pressure by increasing uveoscleral outflow of aqueous humor.

Indication

Taflan is indicated for reducing elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

Dosage & Administration

Instill one drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening.

Contraindications

Tafluprost ophthalmic solution is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of this product.

Warning & Precautions

- For ophthalmic use only.
- To avoid possible contamination of the drops, do not touch the dropper tip or to any surface.
- Should be used with caution in patients with active intraocular inflammation (e.g., iritis/uveitis).
- If more than one topical ophthalmic drug is being used, the drugs should be administered at least five (5) minutes between applications.

Side effects

The most frequently reported treatment-related side effect is ocular hyperemia. Rare side effects observed include eye irritation and blurred vision.

Use in special groups

Use in pregnancy: Pregnancy category C. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Tafluprost ophthalmic solution should be used during pregnancy unless the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.
Use in lactation: It is not known whether Tafluprost is excreted in human milk. Caution should be exercised while giving this ophthalmic solution to a nursing mother.
Use in children: Use in pediatric patients is not recommended.
Use in elderly patients: No overall differences in safety and effectiveness have been observed between elderly and other adult patients.

Packing

Taflan Sterile Ophthalmic Solution: Each plastic dropper bottle contains 3 ml sterile ophthalmic solution.

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