Latim / Xalacom Eye Drops eye drop is an eminent medication commonly used for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma or enhanced ocular pressure. Xalacom is an ophthalmic preparation, which embraces a combination of Timolol Maleate and Latanoprost. Thus, they work together in a different way to decrease the raised pressure within the eye (IOP).
Latanoprost is the category of prostaglandin analog drugs and works by lowering the eye pressure. It copies the action of a naturally occurring prostaglandin leads to elevates in the drainage of aqueous humor outside the eyeball. This results in decreasing the pressure within the eye.
Timolol falls in the group of medications called as beta-blocker drugs and acts by hindering beta receptors in several body parts. Thus, it lowers the aqueous humor in the eyeball and decreases the pressure within the eye by different means.
The normally advised dose of Latim / Xalacom Eye Drops is one drop into the affected eye(s) one time in a day. It is more effective if used in the evening. To use the eye drop bring the container to the eye and put one drop then close your eyes.
Application of Latim / Xalacom Eye Drops may show some unwanted effects are such as watering of the eye, redness of eyes, swelling drooping of the eyelid of eyes and lips, stinging of the eyes, burning sensation in eyes and eye irritation.
|Generic name||Generic Latanoprost with Timolol - Latim Eye Drops (Xalacom)|