Xalatan Overview

Xalatan (generic: latanoprost) is a prescription eye drop used to treat an eye condition called glaucoma.  It is also used to treat a condition called ocular hypertension (higher than normal pressure inside the eye), which can lead to glaucoma if not treated. Xalatan belongs to a group of drugs called prostaglandins. It is thought to work by increasing the amount of fluid that flows out of the eye in order to lower the pressure.

This medication comes it the form of an eye drop.  The usual dose is one drop in the affected eye(s) every evening.
Common side effects of Xalatan include blurred vision, burning and stinging, and eye redness.