Latanoprost & Timolol Stada

Latanoprost & Timolol Stada

latanoprost + timolol

Manufacturer:

Stada

Distributor:

HK Medical Supplies
/
Health Express
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per mL Latanoprost 50 mcg, timolol 5 mg
Indications/Uses
Reduction of IOP in patients w/ open angle glaucoma & ocular HTN who are insufficiently responsive to topical β-blockes or prostaglandin analogues.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult (including the elderly) 1 eye drop in the affected eye(s) once daily.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Reactive airway disease including bronchial asthma or a history of bronchial asthma, severe COPD; sinus bradycardia, 2nd or 3rd degree AV block, overt cardiac failure, cardiogenic shock.
Special Precautions
May be absorbed systemically. Patients w/ CV diseases; asthma; patients subject to spontaneous hypoglycaemia or w/ labile diabetes; history of atopy or of severe anaphylactic reaction; acute attacks of closed angle glaucoma. May mask signs & symptoms of acute hypoglycaemia & signs of hyperthyroidism. Concomitant therapy w/ oral β-blocking agent. May gradually increase iris pigmentation. Reports of macular edema including cystoids macular edema mainly in aphakic patients, pseudophakic patients w/ torn posterior lens capsule, or in patients w/ known risk factors for macular edema; choroidal detachment w/ administration of aqueous suppressant therapy after filtration procedures. Contains benzalkonium Cl. Remove contact lenses before instillation of eye drops; reinsert after 15 min. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents.
Adverse Reactions
Increased iris pigmentation; eye irritation (including stinging, burning & itching), eye pain.
Drug Interactions
Paradoxical elevations in IOP w/ 2 or more prostaglandins, prostaglandin analogues or derivatives. Potentiated effects w/ oral β-adrenergic agent or 2 or more topical β-adrenergic blocking agent. Mydriasis w/ adrenaline (epinephrine). Potential additive effects w/ oral Ca channel blockers, guanethidine or β-blocking agents, antiarrhythmics, digitalis glycosides or parasympathomimetics. Potentiated hypertensive reaction to sudden w/drawal of clonidine. Increased hypoglycaemic effect of antidiabetic agents.
MIMS Class
Antiglaucoma Preparations
ATC Classification
S01ED51 - timolol, combinations ; Belongs to the class of beta blocking agents. Used in the treatment of glaucoma.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Latanoprost & Timolol Stada eye drops
Packing/Price
2.5 mL x 1's
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