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Latodrops 0.005 % Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Latanoprost
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Latodrops 0.005 % Eye Drop is a drop used for treating ocular hypertension and open-angle glaucoma. These drops are a prostaglandin analog. This medicine regulates the fluid drainage from the eye. This lowers increased pressure in the eye which further prevents blindness.

On using Latodrops 0.005 % Eye Drop you may experience side effects such as itchiness, dry eyes, skin darkening, joint pain, cough, chest pain, swelling, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, eye redness and stinging. Latodrops 0.005 % Eye Drop has a tendency of causing discoloration of the iris. Seek medical attention if you face any allergic reaction that causes discomfort.

Before using Latodrops 0.005 % Eye Drop notify your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Latodrops 0.005 % Eye Drop, you have any other allergies, you have any infection/swelling/injury of the eyes, you are already taking medications, you have a history of inflammation, herpes, you are scheduled for an eye surgery, you have other types of glaucoma, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.

Ideally the dosage should be determined by your doctor based on your condition. The usual dose is about 0.005% or one drop into each infected eye.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Ophthalmologist before using this medicine.

  • Stinging In The Eyes

  • Blurred Vision

  • Burning Eyes

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Latodrops 0.005 % Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Latodrops 0.005 % Eye Drop is an ophthalmic drug used to treat progressive glaucoma and ocular hypertension. It belongs to the class of prostaglandin analogue. It works by decreasing the intraocular pressure by drawing out the aqueous fluid from cornea through the uveoscleral tract.

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