• Glaucoma

Xelpros Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Latanoprost 0.005%; oph emulsion.

Pharmacological Class

Prostaglandin analogue.

How Supplied

Emulsion (2.5mL)—1, 3

Generic Availability


Xelpros Indications


Open-angle glaucoma. Ocular hypertension.

Xelpros Dosage and Administration


1 drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the PM.


Not established.

Xelpros Contraindications

Not Applicable

Xelpros Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Xelpros Warnings/Precautions


Do not exceed recommended dose (may reduce efficacy). Ocular inflammation; avoid if active. Aphakia. Pseudophakia with torn posterior lens capsule. Risk of macular edema. Herpetic keratitis; avoid if active. Contact lenses (remove; may reinsert lenses 15mins after administration). Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Xelpros Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Xelpros Interactions


Allow at least 5mins between application of thimerosal-containing oph drops or other topical oph agents. Concomitant additional prostaglandins or prostaglandin analogues: not recommended.

Xelpros Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Eye pain/stinging, ocular hyperemia, conjunctival hyperemia, eye discharge, growth of eyelashes, eyelash thickening, ocular itching, visual acuity reduced, dry eye, erythema of eyelid, foreign body sensation in eyes, eyelid edema; increased ocular pigmentation (eg, iris, eyelid, eyelashes; may be permanent), intraocular inflammation, macular edema (including cystoid macular edema).

Xelpros Clinical Trials

See Literature

Xelpros Note

Not Applicable

Xelpros Patient Counseling

See Literature