Adverse side effects associated with latanoprost

J. A. Rowe, M. G. Hattenhauer, D. C. Herman

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Abstract

PURPOSE: To report three different adverse reactions after initiating treatment with latanoprost. METHOD: Serial clinical examinations of three patients were performed. RESULTS: Adverse reactions such as ocular hypotony and choroidal effusions, recurrent cystoid macular edema, and facial rash were noted to occur within 1 to 4 weeks after starting topical latanoprost for the treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma. CONCLUSION: Clinicians should be alerted to these possible complications of topical latanoprost therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)683-685
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Volume124
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

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