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Who should not take Xalatan?

If you are allergic to latanoprost, benzalkonium chloride, or any other ingredients in Xalatan, you should not use these eye drops. If you have a history of eye problems, Xalatan may not be right for you.

Xalatan is designated a Category C drug by the United States Food and Drug Administration, which means that it is harmful to fetuses in animals but has not been extensively studied in humans. Your doctor may prescribe Xalatan if the benefits outweigh the risk of using it during pregnancy.

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