Latim Eye Drops consists of two active ingredients Latanoprost and Timolol maleate. Latanoprost is a prostaglandin analogue which reduces the force in the eye by imitating the mechanism of a naturally-occurring prostaglandin. Timolol is a beta-blocker that works on various beta-receptors in various body parts. Blocking of the beta receptors located in the eye results in reducing the of the amount of aqueous humor that is formed in the eyes.
How to use Latim Eye Drops?
Before using Latim eye drops remove the contact lenses if you wear If you wear contact lenses, then tilt you head back on some support and male a small pouch and the instill eye drops. You should have to wait for at least 15 minutes after using the drops and then the lenses can be replaced. Wash your hands before using the eye drops.
What is Drug Interaction with Latim Eye Drops?
Latim eye drops shows drug interaction when used along with the combination of following drugs:
Beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, Medicines for abnormal heart rhythms, Clonidine Other prostaglandin analogue eye drop.
Contraindications and precautionary measures
- Latim eye drops are meant to use in eyes only
- Do not drive or operate machinery after using these drops for some time after using Latim eye drops.
- Pregnant women and lactating mother should use Latim eye drops only after the doctor confirmation.
- While using Latim eye drops you should have regular eye examinations.
- Patients those who are suffering from asthma should avoid using Latim eye drops.
- Patients with Severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should keep away from Latim eye drops.
Adverse Effects of Latim Eye Drops
Common side effects of using Latim eye drops are; Change in colour of the iris, burning and itching, Eye pain, Headache, conjunctivitis, Darkening, red eyes, Eye annoyance which includes harsh, watery eyes, unclear vision, swelling of the eyelid, aridness in eyes, thickening, and lengthening of the eyelashes.