Like all medicines, TRAVATAN can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.
You can usually carry on using the drops, unless the effects are serious. If you?re worried, talk to a doctor or pharmacist. Do not stop taking TRAVATAN without speaking to your doctor.
Very common side effects
(Affects more than 1 user in 10)
Effects in the eye: Redness , changes in the colour of the iris (coloured part of the eye)
Common side effects
(Affects 1 to 10 users in 100)
Effects in the eye: inflammation inside the eye, pain or swelling, irritation, discharge, sensitivity to light, blurred, reduced or abnormal vision, dryness, itching, increased tear production, abnormal or decreased sensation; irritation, itching, redness, pain, swelling or crusting of the eyelid; discolouration of the eyelashes, increased or decreased growth or number of eyelashes.
Effects in the body: headache, darkening of skin around the eye(s).
Uncommon side effects
(Affects 1 to 10 users in 1,000)
Effects in the eye: inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva (conjunctivitis) or cornea, halo vision, corneal disorder, allergy, tired eyes, increase in pupil size.
Effects in the body: asthma, shortness of breath, increased or decreased blood pressure, irregular, increased, or decreased heart rate, dizziness, viral infection, cough, generalised weakness, increased allergic symptoms, throat irritation, stuffy nose, voice changes, gastrointestinal discomfort or ulcer, dry mouth, constipation, redness or itching of the skin, shoulder pain, bad taste.
Additional side effects that have been reported include:
Effects in the eye: inflammation of the back of the eye.
Effects in the body: worsening of asthma, ringing in ears, increased prostate antigen.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.