What is Latocom Eye?
Latocom Eye Drops is used for Increased Pressure Within The Eyeball, Open Angle Glaucoma, Increased Pressure In The Eye, Headache, High Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeats and other conditions.
Latocom Eye Drops contains Latanoprost, and Timolol Maleate as active ingredients.
Latocom Eye Drops works by increasing the flow of fluid from inside the eye; pumping blood at a slower rate and decreasing fluid production in eye;
Detailed information related to Latocom Eye Drops’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Latocom Eye Drops Uses
Latocom Eye Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Increased Pressure Within The Eyeball
- Open Angle Glaucoma Join 130 Pro Subscribers
- Increased Pressure In The Eye
- Headache Join 153 Pro Subscribers
- High Blood Pressure Join 148 Pro Subscribers
- Irregular Heartbeats Join 51 Pro Subscribers
- Chest Pain
- Post Heart Attack
Latocom Eye Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Latocom Eye Drops improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Increasing the flow of fluid from inside the eye.
- Pumping blood at a slower rate and decreasing fluid production in eye.
Latocom Eye Drops – Composition and Active Ingredients
Latocom Eye Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Latanoprost (50 MCG)
- Timolol Maleate (5 MG)
Latocom Eye Drops – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Latocom Eye Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Skin Rash
- Inflammation Of The Inner Layers Of The Eye
- Alteration In Thickness Or Length Of Eyelashes
- Irritation Or Disruption To The Surface Of The Eye
- Misdirected Eyelashes
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Latocom Eye Drops – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Continuous irritation in the eye or have redness around the eye
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
- Do not drive or operate machinery
- History of intraocular inflammation, inflammatory, neovascular, angle-closure or congenital glaucoma
- Instill contact lenses after 15 minutes of using this drug
Latocom Eye Drops – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Latocom Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Latocom Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Bimatoprost ophthalmic
- Bimatoprost topical
Latocom Eye Drops – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Latocom Eye Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Latocom Eye Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- 2nd and 3rd degree heart block
- Bronchial asthma
- Cardiogenic shock
Latocom Eye Drops – Frequently asked Questions
Is Latocom Eye Drops safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Latanoprost: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Timolol Maleate: No
Is Latocom Eye Drops safe while breastfeeding?
Timolol Maleate: No
Can Latocom Eye Drops be used for increased pressure within the eyeball and open angle glaucoma?
Yes, increased pressure within the eyeball and open angle glaucoma are among the most common reported uses for Latocom Eye Drops. Please do not use Latocom Eye Drops for increased pressure within the eyeball and open angle glaucoma without consulting first with your doctor. Click here to find out what other patients report as common uses for Latocom Eye Drops.
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Latocom Eye Drops medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Latocom Eye Drops. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.
Other important Information on Latocom Eye Drops
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Latocom Eye Drops
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Latocom Eye Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Latocom Eye Drops
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Latocom Eye Drops.
Expired Latocom Eye Drops
Taking a single dose of expired Latocom Eye Drops is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
Latocom Eye Drops – Packages and Strengths
Latocom Eye Drops – Packages: 2.5 ml
Latocom Eye Drops – Strengths: 2.5ML