ZioptanActive Ingredient(s): Tafluprost
FDA Approved: * February 10, 2012
Pharm Company: * MERCK SHARP DOHME
Category: Vision / Eye Health
Tafluprost (trade names Taflotan by Santen Pharmaceutical and Zioptan by Merck in the US) is a prostaglandin analogue. It is used topically (as eye drops) to control the progression of open-angle glaucoma and in the management of ocular hypertension, alone or in combination with other medication. It reduces intraocular pressure by increasing the outflow of aqueous fluid from the eyes. Contents 1 Adverse effects 2 Interactions 3 Pharmacology 3.1 Mechani... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.