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latanoprost - ophthalmic solution, Xalatan

GENERIC NAME: LATANOPROST - OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION (lay-TAN-oh-prost)

BRAND NAME(S): Xalatan

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USES: Latanoprost is used to treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma (open angle type) or other eye diseases (e.g., ocular hypertension). It is similar to a natural chemical in the body (prostaglandin) and works by regulating the flow of fluid within the eye which results in lower pressure. Lowering high pressure inside the eye helps to prevent blindness.




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