Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml
Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml

Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml

By PFIZER PRODUCT INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
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2.5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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MRP 596.53
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Xalatan 0.01 % Description

Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml contains Latanoprost as its active component. It is used to reduce the fluid pressure inside the eye in patients suffering from glaucoma and high pressure in the eyes. Y...
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ContainsLatanoprost(0.01 %)
ClassificationGLAUCOMA DRUGS
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Uses of Xalatan 0.01 %

Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml is used in reducing the fluid pressure inside the eye in patients suffering from glaucoma and high pressure in the eyes.

Contraindications of Xalatan 0.01 %

If you are allergic to Latanoprost or any other ingredients of Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml.

Side effects of Xalatan 0.01 %

  • Eye pain
  • Eye discomfort
  • Dry eye
  • Irritation in the eyes or eyelid
  • Itchy eyes
  • Redness of the eyes
  • Eye inflammation (uncommon)
  • Eye discharge (uncommon)
  • Blurred vision (uncommon)
  • Headache, dizziness (uncommon)

Precautions and Warnings of Xalatan 0.01 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml during pregnancy?
A:
  • Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml should not be used during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Latanoprost may pass into breastmilk. Thus, Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml should not be used while breastfeeding. It is important to consult the doctor before using any medication during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml?
A:
You may experience temporary visual disturbances like a blurred vision while on treatment with Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml. Therefore, you should avoid driving until your vision is clear.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml with alcohol. Please consult your doctor.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any other eye problems like corneal damage, dry eye syndrome, vision or sight disturbances, etc.
  • You had any eye surgery or cataract surgery.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses while using the eye drops.
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eye, vision changes, changes in your eyelids, changes in the colour of the iris, or your condition worsens after using this medicine, you may need to di...
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  • You notice that your symptoms of asthma have increased or you experience breathlessness, wheezing after using Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml.

Mode of Action of Xalatan 0.01 %

How Does It Work?

Latanoprost in Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml works by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye, thus lowering the pressure inside the eye.

Directions for Use of Xalatan 0.01 %

  • Use Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Follow all the directions carefully. Do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the eye drops.
  • If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them and then instil the drops.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes, do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. It must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.
  • If you are prescribed any other eye drops, you need to keep an interval of at least 5 minutes between both the drops.

Interactions of Xalatan 0.01 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, topical or herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml.
  • Concomitant use of Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml along with similar types of medicine (prostaglandins, prostaglandin analogues or prostaglandin derivatives) is not recommended.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with this medicine, keep a minimum gap of 5 minutes between the application of both the medicines.

Storage and disposal of Xalatan 0.01 %

  • Store Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • You must not use the eye drops once the expiry date has passed. Discard it properly.
  • Do not use the eye drops if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.

Dosage of Xalatan 0.01 %

Overdose

If you feel you have instilled the eye drops more than you should, rinse your eyes with warm water and do not put in any more drops until it is time for your next dose. If you feel any undesirable sym...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml, use it as soon as possible. Do not use a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml.

Q: What is the use of Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml?

A: Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml is used in reducing the fluid pressure inside the eye in patients suffering from glaucoma and high pressure in the eyes.

Q: How to use Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml?

  • Use Xalatan 0.005% Eye Drops 2.5ml as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Follow all the directions carefully. Do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes, do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. It must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.
Product Details
Brand
XALATAN
Expires on or After
29/11/2024

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