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Intravenous infusion of up to 3 mcg/kg in healthy volunteers produced mean plasma concentrations 200 times higher than during clinical treatment and no adverse reactions were observed. Intravenous dosages of 5.5 to 10 mcg/kg caused abdominal pain, dizziness, fatigue, hot flushes, nausea, and sweating.
If overdosage with XALATAN occurs, treatment should be symptomatic.
Known hypersensitivity to latanoprost, benzalkonium chloride, or any other ingredients in this product.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/16/2014
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