Xalatan Eye Drops Information:
Xalatan eye drops (Generic name: Latanoprost) is the most prescribed medication for the reduction of pressure in the eye for people with open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension (increased pressure in the eye). Latanoprost reduces pressure in the eye by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye. It works by increasing fluid drainage from the eye. Follow the directions on your Xalatan prescription label carefully, and use Xalatan eye drop exactly as it was prescribed.
Xalatan Eye Drops Side Effects:
The most common Xalatan side effects such as blurred vision, cold symptoms, dizziness, dry or watery eyes, eye discomfort, headache, stinging or burning sensation after using Xalatan drops. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as eye pain, increased tearing, signs of infection, swelling, redness of the eyelid, sensitivity to light, vision changes or serious allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing, swelling of the lips, tongue or throat), please inform your doctor immediately.
Xalatan Eye Drops Precautions:
Xalatan eye drops should be stored under the room temperature up to 28 days after opening when it is stored or refrigerated. Do NOT use Xalatan drop if you are allergic to Latanoprost or benzalkonium chloride or any of the ingredients in Xalatan medication. Do NOT use Xalatan eye while you are wearing contact lenses. Do NOT use Xalatan ophthalmic solution if you have had any medical conditions such as bronchial asthma, blood vessel disease, heart problems, liver or kidney function impairment, or wear contact lens. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Xalatan drug.
The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.
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