XALACOM Kolir 2.5 ml
XALACOM Kolir 2.5 ml
Medicinal substances latanoprost and timolol.
Each ml of eye drops containing 50 mg of latanoprost and timolol 5 mg.
The ingredients are: sodium chloride, sodium dihydrogen phosphate monohydrate, disodium phosphate anhydrous, 10% solution of hydrochloric acid, 10% sodium hydroxide, water for injections.
What is and what it is used?
Xalacom comes in the form of eye drops in bottles containing 2.5 ml. Each ml of eye drops containing 50 mg of latanoprost and timolol 5 mg.
What type of medicine is Xalacom?
contains two drugs - latanoprost and timolol. Latanoprost belongs to a group of drugs called prostaglandins and timolol group of medicines called beta-adrenergic blocker.
What used Xalacom?
Xalacom used to reduce intraocular pressure in patients with a type of glaucoma called open angle, and to treat high eye pressure in the eye when there is inadequate response to topically applied drugs belonging to the group of beta blockers.
Before taking Xalacom:
Xalacom should not be used:
If you have an allergic reaction to latanoprost, timolol or any of the excipients in the formulation of the drug described above.
If the answer to any of the questions below is yes, tell your doctor before taking Ksalakom as this medicine may not be suitable for you.
Do you suffer from severe asthma or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
Do you suffer from heart disease?
Do you suffer from diabetes or conditions occurring with hypoglycemia?
Do you suffer from hyperthyroidism?
Do you have any kind of contact lenses?
Are you pregnant, do you think you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant?
Are you breast feeding
Do you use other eye drops or taking any other medications?
Ksalakom should not be taken during pregnancy unless your doctor recommends otherwise. Women of childbearing potential have to use effective contraception. Contact your doctor immediately if you become pregnant, think you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while taking Ksalakom.
While using Ksalakom not recommended for breast-feeding as the drug passes into breast milk and may harm your baby.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine while breast-feeding.
Driving and using machines:
Xalacom can cause transient blurring of vision. Caution should be exercised when driving or operating complex machinery or engage in other potentially hazardous activities until you know whether this medication affects your ability to perform these activities.
Taking other medicines:
Before you begin taking any new medicine with Ksalakom should talk to your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are currently taking or have recently taken any other medicine, even without a prescription.
and certain other medicines can affect each other.
should not be taken with drugs to treat cardiovascular zabolyalaniya as beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, antiarrhythmics, digitalis or gligozidi parasympathomimetics, and medicines to treat diabetes.
What should be taken Xalacom?
The recommended dose is one eye drop in the affected eye once daily. The dose should not exceed one drop in the affected eye daily.
Safety and effectiveness in children and adolescents has not been established and therefore Xalacom should not be used in this age group.
If you are using other eye drops, they must apply for an interval of at least five minutes.
If you still are not sure about anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take more than the required amount Xalacom:
If you put more drops, you may feel a slight eye irritation.
Call your doctor immediately.
If you forget to take Xalacom:
If you forget to take a dose, take the next one as planned. Do not take 2 doses at the same time to make up for the dose that you missed.
Possible side effects:
Most common is a gradual change of eye color, and it may remain constant, the iris may become brown and appear dark, dark, increase, thicker and longer eyelashes, eyelashes can sometimes grow in the wrong direction, eye irritation including pain, burning, itching, redness of the eye, corneal disorder, conjunctivitis, blepharitis, eye pain, headache, skin rash.