Uses of Latsol Eye Drops:
- It is used to treat glaucoma.
- It is used to lower high eye pressure.
Latsol Ophthalmic Solution should be used with caution in patients with a history of intraocular inflammation (iritis/uveitis) and should generally not be used in patients with active intraocular inflammation because inflammation may be exacerbated.
More common side effects
The more common side effects of Latsol can include:
- changes in your eye color
- changes in the thickness, length, or color of your eyelashes
- darkening of the skin around your eyes
- blurred vision
- burning or stinging
- dry eyes
If these effects are mild, they may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
How to use Latsol eye drops
- Wash your hands well before you use the drops.
- Open the bottle, or if you are using a single-use dose unit, remove the tip of the unit.
- Tilt your head back a little and pull the lower l >
Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility
Latsol was not carcinogenic in either mice or rats when administered by oral gavage at doses of up to 170 mcg/kg/day (approximately 2800 times the recommended maximum human dose) for up to 20 and 24 months, respectively.
Latsol was not mutagenic in bacteria, in mouse lymphoma, or in mouse micronucleus tests. Chromosome aberrations were observed in vitro with human lymphocytes. Additional in vitro and in vivo studies on unscheduled DNA synthesis in rats were negative.
Latsol has not been found to have any effect on male or female fertility in animal studies.
It is not known whether this drug or its metabolites are excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Latsol Ophthalmic Solution is administered to a nursing woman.
ВїCГіmo se debe usar este medicamento?
El Latsol viene como colirio. Generalmente, una gota se aplica al ojo o los ojos afectados 1 vez al dГa, en la noche. Si el Latsol se usa con otros medicamentos tГіpicos de los ojos, asegГєrese de espaciar la aplicaciГіn de cada medicamento a intervalos de al menos 5 minutos. Siga cuidadosamente las instrucciones en la etiqueta del medicamento y pregГєntele a su doctor o farmacГ©utico cualquier cosa que no entienda. Use el medicamento exactamente como se indica. No use mГЎs ni menos que la dosis indicada ni tampoco mГЎs seguido que lo prescrito por su doctor.
Latonoprost controla el glaucoma pero no lo cura. Siga usando este medicamento aunque usted se sienta bien. No deje de usarlo sin antes conversar con su doctor.
How Supplied/Storage and Handling
Latsol Ophthalmic Solution is a sterile, clear, isotonic, buffered, preserved colorless solution of Latsol 0.005% (50 mcg/mL). It is available as a 2.5 mL solution in a 5 mL natural low density polyethylene bottle with a low density polyethylene dropper tip, a turquoise high density polyethylene screw cap and a tamper-evident seal.
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Cite this Entry
“Latsol.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Latsol. Accessed 27 December 2019.
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Latsol Ophthalmic Solution may gradually change eyelashes and vellus hair in the treated eye; these changes include increased length, thickness, pigmentation, the number of lashes or hairs, and misdirected growth of eyelashes. Eyelash changes are usually reversible upon discontinuation of treatment .
Before using Latsol eye drops
Some medicines are not suitable for people with certain conditions, and sometimes a medicine can only be used if extra care is taken. For these reasons, before you start using Latsol it is important that your doctor knows:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- If you have had surgery on your eye to replace or remove the lens (such as cataract removal).
- If you have a breathing problem such as asthma or COPD.
- If you have had problems in the past with viral infections in your eye.
- If you are taking or using any other medicines or eye drops. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, as well as herbal and complementary medicines.
- If you have ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.