Latoprost Eye Drop
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Latoprost Eye Drops is used for Open angle glaucoma, Increased pressure in the eye, Increased pressure in eye and other conditions. Latoprost Eye Drops may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Latoprost Eye Drops contains Latanoprost as an active ingredient.
Latoprost Eye Drops works by increasing the flow of fluid from inside the eye.
Milmet Sun Pharma manufactures Latoprost Eye Drops.
Detailed information related to Latoprost Eye Drops's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
How To Latoprost Eye Drop Work?
Latoprost 0.005% Opthalmic Solution is a prostaglandin analogue. It works by increasing the natural flow of fluid from the eye, thereby lowering pressure in the eye.
How To Take Latoprost Eye Drop?
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.
Drug interaction of Latoprost Eye Drop
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Latoprost Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Latoprost Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Bimatoprost ophthalmic
- Bimatoprost topical
Side Effects of Latoprost Eye Drop
- Conjunctival hyperemia ,
- Stinging in the eyes,
- Foreign body sensation in eyes,
- Eyelash changes ,
- Eye itching,
- Burning sensation in eye,
- Increased iris pigmentation.
Warning of Latoprost Eye Drop
Latoprost 0.005% Opthalmic Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Latoprost 0.005% Opthalmic Solution that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Latoprost 0.005% Opthalmic Solution may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Precaution of Latoprost Eye Drop
Latoprost helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
For best results, put one drop once a day in the evening/night in the affected eye(s).
Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop.
Latoprost may cause brown pigmentation of the iris which may be permanent.
Your eyelashes may become more dense and eyelid skin may darken. These changes should disappear after discontinuing Latoprost.
Store an unopened bottle in a refrigerator (2-8 degree Celsius). Once opened, the bottle may be stored at room temperature upto 25 degree Celsius for upto 6 weeks.
Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
Latoprost Eye Drop Dosage
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Latoprost Eye Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Uses of Latoprost Eye Drop
Latoprost 0.005% Opthalmic Solution is used in the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.
Storage of Latoprost Eye Drop
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Latoprost Eye Drops.