Letters to HCPs

Important information for Healthcare Professionals

Santen eye drop products: risk of medication error in transition to new bottles

New bottles will be introduced for the following Santen eye drop products between August 2019 and February 2020 (Cosopt, Trusopt, Timoptol 0.25% and 0.5% & Timoptol LA 0.25% & 0.5%) The letter states that patients should be advised that the instructions for administration of the eye drops have changed and that the new instructions can be found in the information leaflet that accompanies the drops. In addition an instructional video is available on the product page of eMC. The letter also shows an image of the old and new bottles.

For Healthcare Professionals