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Other eye drops (including NSAID eye drops) and certain other drugs can potentially cause interactions with latanoprost. These products can make latanoprost less effective or may cause a precipitate to form. Since there may be unknown latanoprost drug interactions, you should tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are using before starting treatment.

An Overview of Latanoprost Drug Interactions

Latanoprost ophthalmic solution (Xalatan®) can potentially interact with other eye drops. Some of these medicines that may lead to latanoprost drug interactions include:
 

 

 

Latanoprost Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when latanoprost is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Bimatoprost
Bimatoprost and latanoprost are very similar medications both used to treat high eye pressure and glaucoma. Interestingly, using them together can make them less effective and may actually increase eye pressure. These medications should not be used together.
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