Medicine : Lacoma T

Name:Lacoma T
Type:Drop
Manufacturer:Ajanta Pharma Ltd
Generic Use:Latanoprost , Timolol Maleate , Benzalkonium Chloride
Composition:Latanoprost(50 Mcg) , Timolol Maleate(5 Mg) , Benzalkonium Chloride(0.01 %w/v)
Substitutes:lacoma t , lacoma t , lacoma t


Generic ( Latanoprost )



Typical use Of Latanoprost :Reduction Of Elevated Intra-ocular Pressure In Patients With Primary Open Glaucoma And Ocular Hypertension.
Mechanism of action of Latanoprost :This Medication Is Prostaglandin Analog. It Binds To A Specific Receptor Of Prostaglandin, Increases The Flow Of Aqueous Humor Out Of The Eye, Thereby Reducing The Pressure Within The Eye And Reducing The Risk Of Nerve Damage And Blindness.
Drug Interaction of Latanoprost :Precipitation Occurs When Eye Drops Containing Thimerosal Are Mixed With Latanoprost. If Such Drugs Are Used, They Should Be Administered At Least Five Minutes Apart.
Side effects of Latanoprost :Brown Pigmentation Particularly In Those With Mixed-color Irides; Blepharitis, Ocular Irritation And Pain, Darkening, Thickening And Lengthening Of Eyelashes, Localised Oedema, Conjunctival Hyperaemia, Transient Punctate Epithelial Erosions, Dyspnoea, Exacerbation Of Asthma, Local Skin Reactions, Iritis, Uveitis, Darkening Of Palpebral Skin.

INTERACTIONS OF LATANOPROST


How Latanoprost will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Latanoprost will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Latanoprost

No Studies Found






Generic ( Timolol Maleate )



Typical use Of Timolol Maleate :Angina, Glucoma, Hypertension, Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Migraine, Migraine Prophylaxis, Myocardial Infarction.
Mechanism of action of Timolol Maleate :Timolol Competes With Adrenergic Neurotransmitters Such As Catecholamines For Binding At Beta(1)-adrenergic Receptors In The Heart And Vascular Smooth Muscle And Beta(2)-receptors In The Bronchial And Vascular Smooth Muscle. Beta(1)-receptor Blockade Results In A Decrease In Resting And Exercise Heart Rate And Cardiac Output, A Decrease In Both Systolic And Diastolic Blood Pressure, And, Possibly, A Reduction In Reflex Orthostatic Hypotension. Beta(2)-blockade Results In An Increase In Peripheral Vascular Resistance.
Drug Interaction of Timolol Maleate :Timolol Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Adrenaline, Albuterol, Apraclonidine (HCl), Clonidine (HCl), Indomethacin, Ipodate, Lignocaine, Metrizamide, Paregoric, Propylthiouracil. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Timolol Maleate :Bradycardia, Bronchospasm, Fatigue, Cold Extremities, Insomnia, Bradycardia, Depression, Nausea And Vomiting, Headedness, Paresthesias.

INTERACTIONS OF TIMOLOL MALEATE


How Timolol Maleate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Timolol Maleate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Timolol Maleate

No Studies Found






Generic ( Benzalkonium Chloride )



Typical use Of Benzalkonium Chloride :Bladder Irrigation, Ear, Eye, Nose And Throat Irrigation, Gingivitis, Perodontal Diseases, Preoperative Disinfection Of Unbroken Skin, Stomatitis, Thrush, Tonsillitis, Urethral Irrigation.
Mechanism of action of Benzalkonium Chloride :The Mode Of Action Of Benzalkonium Chloride Appears To Be Associated With The Effect On The Cytoplasmic Membrane, Which Controls Cell Permeability.
Drug Interaction of Benzalkonium Chloride :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Benzalkonium Chloride : Death, Vomiting, Convulsions, Coma, Collapse, Restlessness, Muscular Weakness, Cyanosis, Dyspnea, Apprehension, Paralysis Of Respiratory Muscle, Allergic Contact Dermatitis.

INTERACTIONS OF BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE


How Benzalkonium Chloride will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Benzalkonium Chloride will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Benzalkonium Chloride

No Studies Found