Latanoprost/timolol

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Latanoprost/timolol
Combination of
Latanoprost Prostaglandin
Timolol Beta blocker
Clinical data
Trade names Xalacom
AHFS/Drugs.com UK Drug Information
Legal status ?
Routes Eye drops
Identifiers
CAS number 852336-82-4
ATC code S01ED51
PubChem CID 56841581

Latanoprost/timolol (trade name Xalacom) is a combination drug used in glaucoma, consisting of latanoprost (increasing the outflow of aqueous fluid from the eyes (through the uveal-scleral tract[1]) and timolol (a beta blocker decreasing the production of aqueous fluid).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patel SS, Spencer CM (1996). "Latanoprost. A review of its pharmacological properties, clinical efficacy and tolerability in the management of primary open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension". Drugs Aging 9 (5): 363–378. doi:10.2165/00002512-199609050-00007. PMID 8922563.