Latoprost Eye Drop
Latoprost Eye Drop is a prostaglandin analog that is used for the treatment of increased fluid pressure inside the eye (intraocular hypertension)
Latoprost Eye Drop
Description Of Latoprost Eye Drop
Latoprost Eye Drop is a prostaglandin analog that is used for the treatment of increased fluid pressure inside the eye (intraocular hypertension) and open-angle glaucoma, a progressive condition that may eventually lead to vision loss. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.
Latoprost Eye Drop Chemical Name
Latoprost Eye Drop Manufacturer
- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Uses of Latoprost Eye Drop
Latoprost Eye Drop is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.
What is Latoprost Eye Drop?
Latoprost Eye Drop is used for Open angle glaucoma, Increased pressure in the eye, Increased pressure in eye and other conditions.
How Latoprost Eye Drop working?
Latoprost Eye Drop is a prostaglandin analogue. It works by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.
How is Latoprost Eye Drop used?
This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.
Latoprost Eye Drop Indications
Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Latoprost Eye Drop Dosage
- Latoprost RT Eye Drop
- Latoprost 0.005% Opthalmic Solution
Contraindication Of Latoprost Eye Drop
Hypersensitivity to Latoprost Eye Drop is a contraindication. In addition, Latoprost Eye Drop should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Adverse effects Of Latoprost Eye Drop
- Redness of the eye
- Swelling of eyelids
- Blurred vision
- Darkening of eyelid skin color
- Burning and stinging of eye
- Eye pain
- Eye irritation
- Skin rash
- Inflammation of the iris
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Latoprost Eye Drop
Latoprost Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Latoprost Eye Drop should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Latoprost Eye Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Latoprost Eye Drop helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop.
Latoprost Eye Drop may cause brown pigmentation of the iris which may be permanent.
Storage Conditions for Latoprost Eye Drop
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use Latoprost Eye Drop after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and bottle. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Store the unopened bottle in a refrigerator (between 2°C and 8°C), protected from light.