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XALATAN 5% EYE DROPS 2.5ML
Generic Name: LATANOPROST
Each mL contains 50 mcg of latanoprost. One (1) drop contains approximately 1.5 mcg of latanoprost. It also contains the following components: Benzalkonium chloride, sodium chloride, sodium dihydrogen phosphate monohydrate, disodium phosphate anhydrous.
Latanoprost is a prostaglandin F2a analogue. It is isopropyl-(Z)-7[(1R, 2R, 3R, 5S)3, 5-dihydroxy-2-[(3R)-3-hydroxy-5-phenylpentyl]cyclopentyl]-5-heptenoate. Its molecular formula is C26H40O5.
Latanoprost is a colorless to slightly yellow oil which is very soluble in acetonitrile and freely soluble in acetone, ethanol, ethyl acetate, isopropanol, methanol and octanol. It is practically insoluble in water.
Indications / Uses
Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma, chronic angle-closure glaucoma, and ocular hypertension.
Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in pediatric patients with elevated intraocular pressure and pediatric glaucoma.