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Xalatan

(Latanoprost)

  • Eye drops
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Lowers eye pressure.

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Prescription onlyLower-cost generic available

Our pharmacists’ bottom line

Xalatan (Latanoprost) lowers high pressure in the eye well and helps prevent glaucoma.

  • It's easy to use and you only need to give yourself one drop each day in the evening.
  • Can be used along with other eye drops, if needed for better results.
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) is available generically.
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can increase the length, thickness, and number of your eyelashes.
  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can turn the colored part of your eye and your eyelashes brown.

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Side effects for Xalatan (Latanoprost)

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These are side effects of Xalatan (Latanoprost) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.

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What to expect when you take Xalatan (Latanoprost)

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Tips from our pharmacists
  • Wash your hands before putting drops in your eyes.
  • Don't touch the dropper tip to your eye or with your hands.
  • If you wear contacts, remove them and wait 15 minutes after putting the drop in your eye, to put your contacts back in.
  • After putting drops in the eye, press one finger to the inner corner of eye, by the nose, and press lightly for 1 minute.
  • If using this with another eyedrop medication, wait five minutes between using them.

Risks and Warnings for Xalatan (Latanoprost)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Replacing contact lenses to soon

    You must wait 15 minutes before replacing contact lenses. If replaced too soon the lenses may darken and be damaged.

Means that some groups have a high risk of experiencing this side effect

Tips from pharmacists and people taking Xalatan (Latanoprost)

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The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits
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