Latanoprost eye drops medicine is eminent both as a brand and as generic. The concentration of the same present in the drop is 0.005%w/v. This drug belongs to prostaglandin category and its role is unbeatable in curing the open angle glaucoma or build up of excess IOP into eyes. Medicine drains excess fluid from eyes and makes the person free of the undue stress developed into eyes so prevents any damage to optic nerves.
Latanoprost eye drops active pharmaceutical compound when binds to prostaglandin receptors in the eye it causes the outflow of excess aqueous humor that get accumulated within the eye and later the same causes the damage to optic nerves. So, dosing prevents eyes from damage due to excess IOP.
Patient prior adding drop to eyes needs to wash their face and hands, remove the eye contact lenses, any makeup or false eyelashes. Now, tilting the head in slight backward direction has to pull down the lower eyelid to form a pocket to put Latanoprost eye drops drop. A person can use Latanoprost eye drops into their eyes daily once a time in the night, prior going to bed for sleep.
Some common side effects to Latanoprost eye drops are burning, itching, stinging, excessive watering, iris discoloration, redness and puffiness into eyes.
|Generic name||Generic Latanoprost Eye Drops 0.005% (2.5ml)|