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Latanoprost Eye Drop

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Prostaglandin Xalatan Adult

Latanoprost Eye Drop - What is it for

‚ÄčLatanoprost belongs to a class of medications called prostaglandin analogues, which is used to treat glaucoma. Glaucoma is a condition where the nerve in the eye is damaged, and is usually associated with increased eye pressure. Untreated glaucoma can affect your eyesight and cause blindness. Latanoprost helps to lower the pressure in your eye by increasing drainage of fluid in the eye.

Latanoprost Eye Drop - Additional Information

  • Updated on Sunday, June 27, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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