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Xalatan Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
- What are the possible side effects of latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
- What is the most important information I should know about latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
- How should I use latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Xalatan)?
- What happens if I overdose (Xalatan)?
- What should I avoid while using latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
- What other drugs will affect latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Xalatan)?
If you forget to use the eye drops, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Xalatan)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
Avoid using too much of this medication, which can actually make it less effective in lowering the pressure inside the eye.
Do not use other eye medications unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect latanoprost ophthalmic (Xalatan)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with latanoprost ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about latanoprost ophthalmic.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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