Xalatan side effects

Side effects

Side effects are not ruled out, but they rarely cause the drug to be discontinued, since they pass in most cases on their own.

Possible side effects:

  • redness of the eye;
  • small swelling of the eyelids;
  • itching;
  • feeling dry in the eye;
  • a sense of “sand”;
  • a rash on the eyelids;
  • darkening of the skin of the eyelids;
  • headache.

It is not excluded also: an increase in the density of eyelashes and a change in the direction of their growth. Occasionally patients notice dizziness, temporary blurring of vision, irritation of the eyes. Those who are prone to allergies can feel the approach of an attack of bronchospasm – but this is an extremely rare complication.

Happens, the iris after a long application of drops changes color – it becomes darker. It increases the content of brown pigment.

Potential Xalatan side effects may include: