Xalatan - Uses & Side Effects
Generic name: Latanoprost
Latanoprost (Xalatan®) helps to reduce pressure in the eye for patients with increased pressure or open-angle glaucoma. Generic latanoprost eye solution is not yet available.
Uses of Xalatan
Side Effects of Xalatan
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Be especially quick to report pinkeye or any effects on the eyelids. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using Xalatan. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Xalatan:
Drug Interaction :- Mixing Xalatan with eye drops containing thiomersal can cause the formation of solid substances in the eye. To avoid this problem, administer the drops at least 5 minutes apart.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately. Symptoms of Xalatan overdose may include:
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