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Latanoprost + Timolol

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Latanoprost + Timolol Information

Latanoprost + Timolol Benefits & Uses

Latanoprost + Timolol is used to treat the following -

Latanoprost + Timolol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Latanoprost + Timolol

Latanoprost
Timolol

Latanoprost + Timolol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Latanoprost + Timolol is used -

  1. Eye Burning
  2. Stinging in the Eyes
  3. Foreign body sensation in eyes
  4. Eyelid Swelling
  5. Eye itching
  6. Infection
  7. Back Pain Mild
  8. Rash
  9. Photophobia
  10. Blurred vision
  11. Conjuctival Hyperemia
  12. Eye irritation
  13. Fatigue Mild
  14. Vertigo Mild
  15. Nausea or vomiting
  16. Dizziness Mild
  17. Conjunctivitis Moderate
  18. Bronchospasm
  19. Decreased blood pressure
  20. Chest Pain Moderate
  21. Shortness of Breath Moderate

Latanoprost + Timolol Related Warnings

Is the use of Latanoprost + Timolol safe for pregnant women?

Latanoprost + Timolol may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Latanoprost + Timolol, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Is the use of Latanoprost + Timolol safe during breastfeeding?

Latanoprost + Timolol can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

What is the effect of Latanoprost + Timolol on the Kidneys?

Latanoprost + Timolol rarely harms the kidneys.

What is the effect of Latanoprost + Timolol on the Liver?

Latanoprost + Timolol has very mild side effects on the liver.

What is the effect of Latanoprost + Timolol on the Heart?

Latanoprost + Timolol has very mild side effects on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Latanoprost + Timolol with Other Drugs

Latanoprost + Timolol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Bimatoprost

Epinephrine

Alemtuzumab

Amlodipine

Amiodarone

Glipizide,Metformin

    Glibenclamide,Metformin

      Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine

        Latanoprost + Timolol Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Latanoprost + Timolol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Liver Disease
        2. Kidney Disease
        3. Uveitis
        4. Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (HSE)
        5. Heart Failure
        6. Diabetes
        7. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
        8. Asthma
        9. Kidney Disease
        10. Liver Disease

        Frequently asked Questions about Latanoprost + Timolol

        Is this Latanoprost + Timolol habit forming or addictive?

        Forming a habit of Latanoprost + Timolol has not been reported.

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Latanoprost + Timolol. So it is best to avoid driving.

        Is it safe?

        Yes, but consume Latanoprost + Timolol only on doctor's advice.

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        No, Latanoprost + Timolol is not used to treat mental disorders.

        Latanoprost + Timolol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Latanoprost + Timolol

        Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Latanoprost + Timolol, due to a lack of research on this.

        Interaction between Alcohol and Latanoprost + Timolol

        Consuming Latanoprost + Timolol with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

        This medicine data has been created by -
        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience

        References

        1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 155
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        3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Xelpros™ (latanoprost)
        4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Istalol® (timolol maleate ophthalmic solution)
        5. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1401
        6. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 153
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