XALATAN EYE DROP
Product Code :BG141
Brand Name :Xalatan E/D
Generic Name :Latanoprost
Delivery Days :10 working days
Quantity : 1 Eye Drop
XALATAN EYE DROP
Xalatan Eye Drop is an effective medicine that helps reduce the pressure developed in the eyes. The eye pressure elevates in patients with glaucoma & ocular hypertension. In case the pressure increases a lot in your eye, it can be harmful to your eyesight. It can also make patients blind. This eye drop helps fluid travel from within the eye into the blood.
This eye drop is suitable for use in children & adults. It can be used with other eye medications to decrease eye pressure. To use this eye drop correctly, follow the directions of your eye specialist. You should use this eye drop regularly to get better results.
Do not stop putting this eye drop without consulting the doctor. It can increase the pressure in the eyes and harm your vision. If you find the new bottle with a broken seal, do not use it. Individuals using contact lenses should remove them before instilling this eye drop. Wait for 15 minutes and then wear the contact lenses.
- Ocular hypertension
Side effects of Xalatan Eye Drop
Most side effects of this eye drop vanish with time. Once your body is habitual to the medicine, the side effects will disappear. If you think the side effects are bothering you, speak to your eye specialist
Common side effects(Xalatan eye drops)
- Eye pain
- Eyelash changes
- Foreign body sensation
- More sensitivity to light
- Eye itching
- Conjunctival hyperemia
- Burning sensation in the eye
- Stinging in the eyes
No interaction found
Pregnant women should use this eye drop with caution. It should be used only if required and prescribed by the doctor.
Nursing mothers should use these eye drops with caution as this medicine belongs to category C. Use this eye drop only if the doctor prescribes you while breastfeeding.
This eye drop can result in blurry vision. This is the reason why you should not drive or use any machinery before your vision becomes clear again.
Patients with liver conditions should use this eye drop with caution. You should consult the doctor before using it.
Patients with kidney diseases should use this eye drop with caution. Ask your doctor to get the right dose and duration for using this eye drop.
Q-Can I wear contact lenses while putting on this eye drop?
During the treatment course, you can use contact lenses. But, while putting on this eye drop, you should remove the contact lenses. You can wear them back after 15 minutes after applying this eye drop.
Q-Will I notice a change in my eye color after using this eye drop?
Yes. Prolonged use of this eye drop can lead to a change in color of the iris mainly brown. This change is prominent in people having mixed eye colors. You will find this change visible more in one eye. The change may stay forever. You will notice eyelashes to be thick and darkened eyelid color. Well, these changes are not permanent and restore to normal once you stop using this eye drop.
Q-Can other eye drops are used with this eye drop(Xalatan Eye Drop)?
If you are on other eye medications, then you can use them in combination with this eye drop. But, make sure you take a gap of 5 minutes between the application of two different eye drops.
Also, let your eye specialist know if you are using any other medication.
Q-For how long do I need to keep my eyes closed after instilling this eye drop?
After instilling these eye drops, you need to close the eyes for a minimum of two to three minutes to avoid spilling off this eye drop. It also helps the drops get absorbed properly in the eyes.
Q-Do I need to keep this eye drop in the refrigerator?
Yes. Before you open the bottle for the first time, refrigerated it at 2° to 8°C. Once you open the bottle, you can keep it at room temperature (25°C). Do not keep the bottle for more than 6 weeks.
Q-How much time this eye drop takes to start working?
You can see the eye pressure decreasing in 3 to 4 hours after instilling this eye drop. It will show its maximum effects within 8-12 hours.
Q-Can this eye drop be used in the morning?
For best results, you should use this eye drop in the evening hours. When you use this eye drop during evening hours for the initial days, you can see noticeable results in reducing the pressure built in your eyes.
Q-When to consult the doctor during the treatment course of this eye drop?
You can get in touch with your eye specialist if you witness conjunctivitis, injury, an eye infection, or an eyelid reaction. Also, let your eye specialist know if you had any eye surgery in the past. Follow the prescription and directions of your eye specialist while using this eye drop.