DuoTrav (Travoprost/Timolol)

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DuoTrav 0.5%/0.004%

Product of Belgium
Manufactured by: Alcon
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DuoTrav 0.5%/0.004%
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Manufactured by Alcon
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Duotrav (Travoprost-Timolol) Medication Information

Uses

Duotrav is a combination eye drop used to treat elevated eye pressure. 

Dosage

The eye drop is available in 0.004%-0.5% strength. 

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Duotrav include:

  • Increased eyelash length
  • Iris discoloration
  • Eye pruritus 
  • Eye irritation

Speak with your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Duotrav

Precautions

Duotrav can cause CNS depression, which can alter mental alertness. 

There is a risk of choroidal detachment with Duotrav use. 

Interactions

Common drug interactions with Duotrav include:

  • Amiodarone
  • Beta blocker
  • Bupivacaine
  • Epinephrine
  • Fingolimod
  • NSAIDs
  • Rivastigmine

Speak with your doctor for more information and before starting a new medication with Duotrav. 

Storage

Do not store above room temperature (77 ºF). 

Pharmacist Tips

  • Do not touch the tip of the Duotrav bottle to the eye.
  • Keep your eye closed for 2 minutes after instilling Duotrav drops. 
  • If drops are added in addition to Duotrav, they need to be at least 5 minutes apart.

DuoTrav FAQs

What are the side effects of Duotrav?

Common side effects of Duotrav are eyelash lengthening, iris darkening, eye itching, and eye discomfort. 

 

Is travoprost the same as Duotrav?

Duotrav contains two drugs, one of them is travoprost.

 

How long do you keep your eye shut after Duotrav?

It is recommended to keep your eye closed for 2 minutes following Duotrav drops. 

 

What is Duotrav used for?

Duotrav is an eye drop used to treat glaucoma. 

 

What happens if you stop taking Duotrav?

If you stop Duotrav, you will not have the benefit of reducing the pressure in your eye, and your glaucoma can progress quicker. 

 

Related Drugs

Reference:

Duotrav {package insert}. Puurs, Belgium: S.A. Alcon-Couvreur N.V.

https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/documents/product-information/duotrav-epar-product-information_en.pdf

PharmD Medical Writer

Author: Dr. Larisa Roybal, PharmD

Dr. Roybal is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist who has practiced in both ambulatory and acute care settings. Her pharmacy interests include oncology and general inpatient pharmacy.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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