Latoprost 0.005% Eye Drop belongs to a group of prostaglandins. It is used for the treatment of elevated eye pressure in patients with ocular hypertension and open-angle glaucoma. If not treated, then it can also lead to vision loss. Latanoprost/Benzalkonium Chloride Eye Drops is used to decrease fluid pressure inside the eyes.
How to Use Latoprost 0.005% Eye Drop?
Latoprost 0.005% Eye Drop is appropriate for children and adults and can be used on its own or in combo with other eye medications to reduce pressure. It should be used only for external use as recommended by your physician. You need to clean your hands properly with water and soap to prevent infection due to contamination. Always remove your contact lenses at least 15 minutes before you put the Latoprost 0.005% Eye Drop. Put it onto the affected eye by holding the dropper near to the eye without touching it. Then squeeze the dropper gently and put a drop of the medicine.
Side Effects of Latoprost 0.005% Eye Drop
Some side effects of Latanoprost/Benzalkonium Chloride Eye Drops are inflammation of the iris, skin rash, eye pain, eye irritation, burning eye, darkening of the eyelid, swelling of eyelids, red eyes.