Xalatan Side Effects

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  1. link John F.
    Now, at 52, I have cataracts
    I was diagnosed with pigmentary glaucoma in the late 90s and started taking Xalatan in both eyes soon after it hit the market. Now, at 52, I have serious cataracts in both eyes, and probably need some kind of operation in the near future. Needless to - 53% more...
    John F.- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  2. link Lenecee1
    Xalatan radical increase, acid attacks, nexium, heartburn
    I have been using Xalatan for a week now to lower IOP. I am also taking Nexium to control excessive heartburn, which had been very effective.. Since taking this drug, I have noticed a radical increase in the amount of acid and heartburn, and have bee - 49% more...
    Lenecee1- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Xalatan
  3. link Bton34203
    I have been having similar problems and we cant find the answer. Today I decided to search and found your comment.I have been on it for years and never experienced until now.
    Bton34203- over a year ago
  4. link Jim2627
    can Xalatan cause daytime sleepiness
    Jim2627- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  5. link Vogue333
    Xalatan scary experience, blood pressure, medication
    Zalatan is a new drug to me. Yesterday I used it firsts time. And my experience was scary. In one hour after instilling one drop in one eye. My Blood pressure elevated scary high. 240/135. I want to know if anyone else got such scary experience? I am - 17% more...
    Vogue333- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  6. link Myera
    Xalatan bleeding gums, memory loss, dry skin, hair loss, confusion
    hair loss, arthritis, confusion, memory loss, dry skin, bleeding gums
    Myera- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  7. link Interested
    Will Xalatan side effects go away?
    I'm disturbed that I still have aches and pains from using Xalatan and it's been two weeks since I've used it. The doctors are surprised that I got a reaction. What I'm wondering is why these pains are persisting and whether they are going to go away - 6% more...
    Interested- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Xalatan
  8. link Gypsyrose
    29/01/2010. I have only used these eyedrops for 6 days and since day two I have had very disturbed sleep, in fact I don't think I've slept properly in this time. I can wake up and feel wide awake. I think I've been asleep for a few hours and find it - 76% more...
    Gypsyrose- over a year ago
  9. link Interested
    Xalatan muscle pains, joint pain, knees
    First my voice became hoarse. Then I got joint pain in my knees, back and shoulder along with very unpleasant migrating muscle pains all over my body. I used this drug for 3 days and then stopped. The pain went away. Then I tried it again and the pai - 36% more...
    Interested- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  10. link Jesperchristensen
    Xalatan eyedrops, dry eyes, eyesight, glaucoma, sleep
    Started taking xalatan 3 month ago. I have very poor sleep and was wondering if xalatan had something to do with it? Also dry eyes, more than before I started taking xalatan. Also my vision is more blurred than before. And my eyesight is diminished s - 50% more...
    Jesperchristensen- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  11. link Barbfreeman
    Xalatan narrow angle glaucoma, glaucoma, back pain, meds
    Very bad back pain from the waist up after being on it for three weeks. It took five days to go away after I stopped the Xalatan. I had narrow angle glaucoma which was zapped. It is now two years later and I can see just fine without taking any meds. - 11% more...
    Barbfreeman- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  12. link Sandy7
    Xalatan macular edema, red eyes, cornea, 10 months, glasses
    I've been on Xalatan for 10 months. At first I had only red eyes, but after two months my vision got blurred. So I got new glasses. One month later I needed new glasses again. The cornea began to swell and finally I had a macular edema. After having - 30% more...
    Sandy7- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  13. link Kristine7
    Xalatan visual acuity, cataract surgery, burning sensation, red eyes, 7 months
    I have been on Xalatan for 7 months. At first the only side effects were red eyes and a burning sensation. After 4 months my visual acuity dropped dramatically. After 6 months cataract suddenly developed in both eyes. I stopped taking the drug and wi - 45% more...
    Kristine7- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  14. link Margret
    Xalatan pain behind the eye, visual acuity, vision loss, red eyes, rapid development
    red eyes, itchiness, occasional pain behind the eye, blurred vision, loss of visual acuity (I have to have new glasses every 2 months) and rapid development of cataract.
    Margret- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  15. link Dboyers
    Xalatan stringent quality control, pharma companies, pharmaceutical corporations, scare tactics, ayurvedic treatments
    Unfortunately, as with all drugs, including the lowly aspirin, there are a myriad of side-effects. There is not a single drug on the market that has no side-effects and almost all have multiple side-effects. Additionally, Western medicine is designed - 88% more...
    Dboyers- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  16. link Judy123
    Xalatan hot flashes, joint pain, weight gain, lips, high blood pressure
    Had problems sleeping, joint pain, lips swelling ,extreme hot flashes. weight gain.
    Judy123- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Xalatan
  17. link Judy123
    Has any one els had problems with you stop Xalantan --- eyes are very dry?
    Judy123- over a year ago
  18. link Judy123
    I was in the er because of high blood pressure causes by xalantan. Has any one else had this problem?
    Judy123- over a year ago
  19. link Laura707
    Xalatan new pair of glasses, rubbing my eyes, blurred vision, eyeballs
    I had to get on these drops when my eyeballs actually hurt. The pain has went away since I have been on them. I just came here to see what side effects everyone was having, thinking I wasn't having any. Blurred vision? Are these drops the reason I ha - 58% more...
    Laura707- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  20. link Alisonn
    Xalatan red eyes, blurred vision, cataract, eyeball
    blurred vision, red eyes, pain of the eyeball, quick development of cataract after I had taken the drug for 6 weeks
    Alisonn- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  21. link Lance67
    Xalatan blurred vision, bellsouth, nancy, oak ridge, fainting
    lance67@bellsouth.net I have experienced blurred vision and a shadow of objects and letters that is faint and just below the object or letter. For example, people will appear to have two sets of eyes. My Doctor stopped the Xalatan and assured me that - 43% more...
    Lance67- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Xalatan
  22. link Peter7
    I had the same problems when using Xalatan: extremely blurred vision, distortion of all objects, I saw traffic lights as if there were three in a row, one below the other, I could no longer distinguish faces, they were only white spots. Your reaction - 43% more...
    Peter7- over a year ago
  23. link Mary3
    I have experienced exactly the same: a shadow below all objects My Doctor told me as well that all the symptoms would vanish after I stopped taking the drug, but they don't, they increase. I have other severe side-effects: macular edema, considerable - 38% more...
    Mary3- over a year ago
  24. link Peter7
    Xalatan retinal detachment, eye pain, eye growth, red eye, vision vision
    red eye, pain in the eyeball, discharge from the eye, growth of eyelashes, severe blurred vision, vision deteriorated considerably, floaters increased, after 7 weeks retinal detachment
    Peter7- over a year ago - in Xalatan
  25. link Mir77
    Xalatan alphagan p, macular degenerative, iop, optic nerve, degenerative problems
    My mother is currently using Alphagan-P to lower her IOP. Her doctor has recommended that she switch to Xalatan or add it as a second drop at bedtime. I want to be especially cautious given that she is monocular and 90% of her optic nerve is damaged - 66% more...
    Mir77- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Xalatan
  26. link Mary3
    Your mother shouldn't be given Xalatan, nor should anybody. It causes macular edema and considerable loss of vision. This loss is permanent.
    Mary3- over a year ago
  27. link Mary3
    Xalatan macular edema, severe back pain, loss of vision, vision loss, blurred vision
    I used it for 2 months it was hardly effective, pressure went down from 23 to 22 many sever side-effects which all persist to this day, even though I stopped using it 17 months ago, they include: severe pain in the eyeball, macular edema, blurred vis - 21% more...
    Mary3- over a year ago - in Xalatan