Active Ingredient History

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Latanoprost ophthalmic solution is a topical medication used for controlling the progression of glaucoma or ocular hypertension, by reducing intraocular pressure. It is also known by the brand name of Xalatan manufactured by Pfizer. Latanoprost is a prostanoid selective FP receptor agonist that is believed to reduce the intraocular pressure (IOP) by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor. Studies in animals and man suggest that the main mechanism of action is increased uveoscleral outflow. Elevated IOP represents a major risk factor for glaucomatous field loss. The higher the level of IOP, the greater the likelihood of optic nerve damage and visual field loss. Latanoprost, an isopropyl ester prodrug, is hydrolyzed by esterases in the cornea to the biologically active acid. The active acid of latanoprost reaching the systemic circulation is primarily metabolized by the liver to the 1,2-dinor and 1,2,3,4-tetranor metabolites via fatty acid β-oxidation.   NCATS

  • SMILES: CC(C)OC(=O)CCC\C=C/C[C@H]1[C@@H](O)C[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1CC[C@@H](O)CCC2=CC=CC=C2
  • InChIKey: GGXICVAJURFBLW-CEYXHVGTSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 432.5928
  • ALogP: 4.19
  • ChEMBL Molecules:
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  • Mechanism of Action:
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Prescription Only
  • Delivery Methods: Topical
  • Pro Drug: Yes

Drug Pricing (per unit)

United States

$0.3533 - $85.7746
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Combination drugs

(15r)-latanoprost | bol 303259-x | bol-303259-x | bol303259-x | isopropyl (z)-7-((1r,2r,3r,5s)-3,5-dihydroxy-2-((3r)-3-hydroxy-5-phenylpentyl)cyclopentyl)-5-heptenoate | latanoprost | latanoprostene bunod | latanoprostum | liposomal latanoprost | monopost | monoprost | ncx116 | ncx 116 | ncx-116 | pf-03187207 | pf3187207 | pf 3187207 | pf-3187207 | pfizer brand of latanoprost | phxa34 | phxa41 | phxa 41 | phxa-41 | propan-2-yl (5z)-7-{(1r,2r,3r,5s)-3,5-dihydroxy-2-[(3r)-3-hydroxy-5-phenylpentyl]cyclopentyl}hept-5-enoate | t2345 | t-2345 | xa-41 | xalatan

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