Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Xalatan

Descriptions


Latanoprost eye drops is used to treat certain kinds of glaucoma. It is also used to treat a condition called hypertension of the eyealone or together with other medicines to lower pressure inside the eye that is caused by open-angle glaucoma or ocular (eye) hypertension. Latanoprost appears to work by increasing the outflow of fluid from the eye. This lowers the pressure in the eye.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution