Review: Xalatan and Alphagan P
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Xalatan and Alphagan P. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,303 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Xalatan (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of latanoprost. It is often used in glaucoma.
Alphagan p (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of brimonidine tartrate. It is often used in glaucoma.
On Oct, 14, 2013: 1,303 people who reported to have interactions when taking Xalatan, Alphagan P are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Xalatan (latanoprost)
- Alphagan P (brimonidine tartrate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Xalatan, Alphagan P:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|3||Intraocular Pressure Increased||121|
|5||Visual Acuity Reduced||93|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Xalatan, Alphagan P:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Intraocular Pressure Increased||8|
|10||Growth Of Eyelashes||4|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Intraocular pressure increased
- Open angle glaucoma
- Ill-defined disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Timolol maleate
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By rick: Does xalatan cause my severe joint pain ,stiffness, heavy legs and brain fog
(for a 64 year old man who has Glaucoma, and takes Xalatan)
i was diagnosed with glaucoma approx 20 years ago 12 months after eye injury with squash ball and have been on xalatan ever since,for most of this time i have suffered joint pain and concentration problems,the last 4 years has seen this pain in the joints ie.lower back,hips, shoulders, elbows, knees ...
(Number of patients like rick: 259)
- By Cynthia Dee: I use combigan, azopt and xalatan is there an order i should put them in?
(for a 89 year old woman who has Glaucoma, and takes Azopt, Combigan, Xalatan)
I use 3 eye drops - 2 other them twice a day and the xalatan once a day but One doctor has told me to put the xalatan in first thing in the morning then wait half an hour before putting the other two in. Now the pharmacist has advised that I put the other two drops in first thing in the morning then ...
(Number of patients like Cynthia Dee: 273)
- By Nicole: My mom used xalantan for her glaucoma and within two days of using this product, she had a seizure. can xalatan cause seizures?
(for a 72 year old woman who has Glaucoma, Seizures, and takes Xalatan)
(Number of patients like Nicole: 638)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Xalatan (latanoprost) is often used to treat glaucoma. Alphagan P (brimonidine tartrate) is often used to treat glaucoma. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Xalatan is used in:
- Alphagan p is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Xalatan alternatives:
- Alphagan p alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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