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Latanoprost (Xalatan®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith
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Latanoprost decreases the pressure in the eye. It is used in the eye for treatment of glaucoma. May sting when placed in the eye. Consult your veterinarian if your pet experiences redness around the eye and inner surfaces of the eyelids, or a small pupil (the black part of the eye) while being treated with latanoprost. May darken the color of the iris in brown-eyed animals. (The iris is the colored portion of the eye surrounding the pupil.) CAUTION: Latanoprost can be absorbed through the skin. Pregnant women, or women trying to become pregnant, should avoid contact with latanoprost.


Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center - 24-hour service available throughout North America.
www.aspca.org/apcc

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($59.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.

Updated 6/20/17


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