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Generic approval FDA- Travatan ZTravoprost Ophthalmic Solution/Drops 0.004% – Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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Travoprost is a synthetic prostaglandin F analogue.

Its chemical name is [1R-[lα(Z),2β(lE,3R*),3α,5α]]-7-[3,5-Dihydroxy-2-[3-hydroxy-4-[3-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]-1 -butenyl]cyclopentyl]-5-heptenoic acid, 1 -methylethylester.

It has a molecular formula of C26H35F3O6 and a molecular weight of 500.55.

The chemical structure of travoprost is:

Travoprost is a clear, colorless to slightly yellow oil that is very soluble in acetonitrile, methanol, octanol, and chloroform. It is practically insoluble in water.

TRAVATAN® (travoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.004% is supplied as sterile, buffered aqueous solution of travoprost with a pH of approximately 6.0 and an osmolality of approximately 290 mOsmol/kg.

TRAVATAN® contains Active: travoprost 0.04 mg/mL; Preservative: benzalkonium chloride 0.15 mg/mL; Inactives: polyoxyl 40 hydrogenated castor oil, tromethamine, boric acid, mannitol, edetate disodium, sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid (to adjust pH) and purified water.

GENERIC APPROVAL MARCH 2013

  • Travoprost Ophthalmic Solution/Drops 0.004%
    Approved: March 1, 2013 – Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
    Generic for: Travatan Z

Travoprost ophthalmic solution is a topical medication used for controlling the progression of glaucoma or ocular hypertension, by reducing intraocular pressure. It is a synthetic prostaglandin analog (or more specifically, an analog of prostaglandin F)[1][2] that works by increasing the outflow of aqueous fluid from the eyes.[3] It is also known by the brand names of Travatan and Travatan Z, manufactured by Alcon, and Travo-Z, manufactured by Micro Labs.

  1. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. (September 2011). “TRAVATAN – travoprost solution”DailyMed. Bethesda, MD: U.S. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  2. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. (September 2011). “TRAVATAN Z (travoprost) solution”DailyMed. Bethesda, MD: U.S. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. AHFS Consumer Medication Information (2011-01-01).“Travoprost Ophthalmic”MedlinePlus. Bethesda, MD: U.S. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 2011-09-30.

3 Comments

  1. steve Johnson says:

    Par is not approved to produce Travatan Z…. Only Travatan. There are different preservatives in these drugs so they are different drugs.

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