Brief overview of generic Latanoprost and Timolol
Latim and Xalacom eye drop comprises of generic Latanoprost and Timolol as an active component. Both the eye care solution is used for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma and ocular pressure. The pressure inside the eyes increases due to the deposition of aqueous humor in the eyes. To reduce pressure inside the eyes these eye drop increases the flow of aqueous humor from the eyes leading to the decreased pressure inside the eyes.
Contraindications of generic Latanoprost and Timolol
- A person having hypersensitivity towards generic Latanoprost and Timolol should avoid use of this eye care solution.
- A person suffering from asthma or having history of asthma should avoid use of this eye care solution.
- Avoid use of these ophthalmic solution in case of a person having surgery for cataracts.
Procedure to apply generic Latanoprost and Timolol eye drop
Before using this eye care solution, you should wash your eyes and face properly and pat it dry. you should strech the lower skin of the eyes and form a pouch . Now put a drop of the eye care solution in both eyes inside the pouch formed and close your eyes for a minute. Remove excess of this eye care solution with the help of tissue paper.
You should sue this eye care solution twice in a day i.e. once in the morning and once before going to bed.
Use of generic Latanoprost and Timolol eye drop may lead to various undesired ill effects such as itching, burning, or tingling sensation in the eyes, blurred vision, dizziness, and sensitiveness to light.
Precautions to be followed while using generic Latanoprost and Timolol eye drop are:
- You should wash your eyes properly with water before using this eye care solution.
- If you are wearing contact lenses, then you should remove it before using this eye care solution as the chemicals present in this eye drop are absorbed by the lenses resulting in the change in the colour of lenses.
- If you are using two eye care solution at the same time, then you should use them at a gap of 5 minutes.
- To prevent contamination of this eye care solution you should avoid touching the tip of the bottle with dirty hands.