LATANOPROST Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • punctate epithelial keratopathy, a type of damage to the cornea of the eye
  • macular edema

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • an increased amount of blood in the lining of the eye called conjunctival hyperemia
  • red eyes
  • eye irritation
  • eye itching

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • chest pain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • visual sensitivity to light
  • dry eye
  • eye pain
  • darkening of the skin
  • muscle pain
  • deepening of the upper eyelid sulcus

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • infection of the cornea of the eye due to herpes simplex
  • inflammation of the inside of the eye
  • detachment of the retina of the eye
  • a clot in the small veins that carry blood to or from the retina of the eye
  • macular swelling and degeneration of the eye
  • erosion of the cornea of the eye
  • the flu
  • asthma
  • worsening asthma
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • trouble breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • an increased number of eyelashes
  • fluid accumulation around the eye
  • throat irritation
  • itching
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • heart throbbing or pounding

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