Latanoprost ophthalmic

Latanoprost ophthalmic Teaching 2149

SN instructed patient about Latanoprost ophthalmic. This is used to treat glaucoma ( a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision ) and ocular hypertension ( a condition which causes increased pressure in the eye ). Latanoprost is in a class of medications called prostaglandin analogs. It lowers pressure in the eye by increasing the flow of natural eye fluids out of the eye. Nurse instructed more frequents side effects of latanoprost ( stinging, burning, itching, watering or swelling of the eye, redness of the eyelids irritation, dry eyes, among others ).