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XALATAN
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Drug Name:

XALATAN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Latanoprost 0.005%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Pfizer Ophthalmics

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for XALATAN:

Open-angle glaucoma. Ocular hypertension.

Adult:

1 drop once daily in the PM.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Do not exceed recommended dose (may reduce efficacy). Ocular inflammation. Aphakia. Pseudophakia with torn posterior lens capsule. Risk of macular edema. Contact lenses (remove; may reinsert lenses 15 minutes after administration). Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Allow at least 5 minutes between application of other topical oph agents.

Pharmacological Class:

Prostaglandin analogue.

Adverse Reactions:

Blurred vision, burning, stinging, conjunctival hyperemia, foreign body sensation, itching, increased ocular pigmentation (eg, iris, eyelid, eyelashes; may be permanent), punctate epithelial keratopathy, other eyelash/lid changes, photophobia, upper respiratory tract infection, pain, angina, rash; intraocular inflammation, macular edema (including cystoid macular edema).

How Supplied:

Soln—2.5mL

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