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Although tafluprost comes in the form of an eye drop, there are certain other products that can cause negative interactions when used in combination with it. In many cases, healthcare providers will recommend avoiding bimatoprost, latanoprost, and any other eye drops during treatment. Using products such as these with tafluprost may cause increased eye pressure or other problems.

An Overview of Tafluprost Interactions

Tafluprost ophthalmic solution (Zioptan®) may react with a few other medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with tafluprost include but are not limited to:
 
 

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Tafluprost

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when tafluprost is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Bimatoprost
Bimatoprost and tafluprost are very similar medications. Interestingly, using them together can make them less effective and may actually increase eye pressure. These medications should not be used together.
 
Latanoprost
Latanoprost and tafluprost are very similar medications, and both are used to treat high eye pressure and glaucoma. Interestingly, using them together can make them less effective and may actually increase eye pressure. These medications should not be used together.
 
Other Eye Drops
Make sure to separate tafluprost and any other eye drop by at least five minutes. Using them closer together could cause a precipitate (a solid material) to form.
 
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