Latanoprost Ophthalmic Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

1 drop in the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening.

Usual Adult Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

1 drop in the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

This dosage should not be exceeded since it has been shown that more frequent administration may result in decreased effectiveness of the medication.

Remove contact lenses before administration and wait at least 15 minutes before reinserting them.

Other eyedrops should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Patients should be instructed to avoid allowing the tip of the container to contact the eye, eyelid, fingers or any other surface to avoid contamination.

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

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