Safety in Lactation: Treatment of glaucoma

18 September 2020With the exception of acetazolamide (oral/IV) antiglaucoma drugs are administered as eyedrops which have limited systemic absorption in the mother, and pose negligible risk to…
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Refrigerated Storage


Eye drops, solution 15micrograms/ml in single-dose container

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used
After opening the foil pouch, the single-dose containers can be stored below 25°C for a maximum of 28 days.
Contact Santen UK directly for information regarding the excursion of products where the pouch has not been opened. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.
Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at

28 days (if pouch or bottle opened)

The product has to be stored in its original package as stated in the package leaflet. The aluminium layer of the pouch protects the product from light as the active substance (tafluprost) is sensitive to light. It also protects the product from other outside stress factors as well as prevents water loss from the product.

11 December 2020
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

16 September 2020