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Lowers eye pressure.

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

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Quick facts about Xalatan
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (latanoprost)


  • 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.
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  • Xalatan (Latanoprost) can turn the colored part of your eye and your eyelashes brown.
How it works

Xalatan (Latanoprost) reduces high pressure inside the eye. If not treated, the pressure can cause glaucoma and eventual blindness.

Quick facts about Xalatan
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (latanoprost)

Dosage forms

  • Eye drops
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Side effect rates for Xalatan (Latanoprost)

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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.

Common concerns from people taking Xalatan (Latanoprost)

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Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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  • Worth it
    Low hassle
    Reviewed Xalatanon 6/24/2016Cost a fraction of Travatan Z and I believe it is just as effective
    High pressure in the eye