LATOPROST RT 50 mcg Eye drops 2.5 ml

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required 

 

Manufacturer Name

SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD

 

Drug classification: 

Beta-Blockers

 

What is this used for:

  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Open-angle Glaucoma

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/ allergy to this medicine or ingredients present along with it

 

How should i take the medicine:

These drops are to be instilled into the eyes as directed by the doctor. Follow the instructions provided by the doctor carefully.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine works by reducing the internal pressure of the eyes. 

 

Side effects

  • Eye irritation(less common)
  • Dizziness(less common)
  • Nausea(less common)
  • Itchiness of eyes (less common)
  • Double vision(less common)
  • Redness(less common)
  • Headache(less common)
  • Depression(less common)
  • Blurry vision(less common)
  • Visual disturbances(less common)

 

Pregnancy warning: 

Use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless absolutely necessary as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not well established. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments: 

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

This medicine may not interact with other medicines or ophthalmic preparations. If any unusual signs and symptoms observed then it is recommended to inform your doctor immediately. Appropriate dose modifications or suitable alternatives may be considered based on clinical condition and therapeutic response.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions: N/A.

 

Expert Advice: 

  1. For Ophthalmic Use only use only
  2. It is recommended to remove contact lenses if being used before administering this medicine.
  3. If you experience a burning sensation of blurred vision while using this medicine it is recommended to inform your doctor.
  4. Inform your doctor if you have undergone any recent surgeries like dental procedures, Eye surgery, etc.
  5. Inform your doctor if you had any recent eye injuries.

 

Usage Advice:

  1. Do not touch the tip of the applicator (dropper)
  2. Keep the lid of the applicator closed at all times
  3. Discard the unused medicine safely after use.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Administer this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

  1. Store in a cool and dry place.
  2. Do not touch the tip of the applicator (dropper)
  3. Keep away from the reach of children. 

 

References:

  1. DailyMed - Latanoprost solution [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 11 December 2020]. Available from: https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=f44d3f09-fa2d-4f01-831d-71a15bde5e29
  2. Latanoprost Ophthalmic: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 11 December 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a697003.html

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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