Treating increased pressure in the eye (ocular hypertension) and open-angle glaucoma. Xalatan drops is a prostaglandin analog. It works to lower pressure in the eye by increasing fluid drainage from the eye.
Xalatan is an ophthalmic solution that is administered directly to the eyes. The generic name for Xalatan is Latanoprost. This is a prescription only medicine which only comes with a doctor's prescription. Xalatan is designed similar to natural chemicals in the body and works by regulating the flow of fluid within the eyes.