Medicine : Latocom Eye Drops(2.5ml)

Name:Latocom Eye Drops(2.5ml)
Type:Drop
Manufacturer:Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Generic Use:Latanoprost , Timolol Maleate
Composition:Latanoprost(50 Mcg) , Timolol Maleate(5 Mg/1 ML)
Substitutes:latacom (5mg) , latocom eye drops(2.5ml) , latacom (5mg) , latocom eye drops(2.5ml)


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