Glaucoma:

Indications for XELPROS:

Open-angle glaucoma. Ocular hypertension.

Adult:

1 drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the PM.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

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

Pharmacologic Class:

Prostaglandin analogue.

Interactions:

Allow at least 5mins between application of thimerosal-containing oph drops or other topical oph agents. Concomitant additional prostaglandins or prostaglandin analogues: not recommended.

Adverse Reactions:

Eye pain/stinging, ocular hyperemia, conjunctival hyperemia, eye discharge, growth of eyelashes, eyelash thickening, ocular itching, visual acuity reduced, dry eye, erythema of eyelid, foreign body sensation in eyes, eyelid edema; increased ocular pigmentation (eg, iris, eyelid, eyelashes; may be permanent), intraocular inflammation, macular edema (including cystoid macular edema).

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Emulsion—2.5mL

Pricing for XELPROS

2.5ml of 125mcg/2.5ml eye dropper (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $63
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