Latanoprost
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Latanoprost?

(la TA noe prost)

• This medicine is used to treat glaucoma.

• This medicine is used to decrease high eye pressure.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have eye infection, surgery, or trauma, start new vial of medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Eye irritation.

• Bright lights may be irritating. Use sunglasses.

• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.

• Eye color may change with use. This medicine may increase the brown pigment. Darkening of eyelashes and skin around the eye may also occur. These changes may be permanent.

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