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Brand name: Latanoprost (Actavis) TM

Active ingredients: latanoprost

What it is used for

Latanoprost is indicated for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Ophthalmic
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Discard 4 weeks after opening
  • Do not Freeze
  • Protect from Light
  • Protect from light after opening
  • Lifetime is 36 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution is an aqueous solution of latanoprost in a bottle with dropper applicator, screw cap, tamper proof twist off over seal

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient latanoprost

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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