Bimatoprost is in eye drop forms. Bimatoprost lowers the pressure in the eye. It does this by helping the flow of fluid out of the eye chamber. Bimatoprost can be used alone or in combination with other medicines to lower raised pressure within the eyes.
Bimatoprost is primarily used in lowering the pressure in the eye and in treating glaucoma. Bimatoprost may also be used for purposes such as those not indicated here in this guide.
Bimatoprost should not be used if the patient has any type of allergy to its components such as:
Bimatoprost should also not be used if any of the following has occurred:
Bimatoprost may not be well-suited if you have the following conditions:
It is not known if Bimatoprost can cause any defects or harm to an unborn infant. However, do not take Bimatoprost without your doctor’s permission when you are pregnant.
It is not known whether Bimatoprost passes into breast milk and to a nursing infant. Do not take Bimatoprost if you are nursing a child without your doctor’s consent.
Bimatoprost Intake Guidelines
Bimatoprost should be used exactly as directed by your doctor. If there are matters that you do not understand, ask your pharmacist, nurse or physician to explain those matters to you.
Be sure to remove contact lenses before using Bimatoprost so as not to cause irritation or infection. It is easier to use Bimatoprost while sitting or lying down.
Make sure to follow all of your doctor’s instructions while using Bimatoprost so as not cause unwanted adverse effects.
Dosage of Bimatoprost should be obtained from your doctor. Dosage may vary from person to person with regards to a variety of factors such as age, severity of condition and others. Do not take in more or less of Bimatoprost so as not to alter its effects and to prevent overdose.
If overdose of Bimatoprost is suspected, immediately flush eye with warm water. Seek immediate medical attention or call poison control. Inform your doctor afterwards.
Bimatoprost Missed Dose
Doses of Bimatoprost should not be missed. If a dose is missed, however, take it as soon as remembered. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed one and take the subsequent doses according to schedule. Do not take a double dose of Bimatoprost unless otherwise instructed by your doctor.
Bimatoprost Side Effects
Bimatoprost may have any of the following side effects or allergic reactions:
If you experience any of these side effects, continue using the product but inform your doctor immediately.
Other side effects may also occur when you take Bimatoprost. Inform your doctor if you experience anything unusual while or after taking Bimatoprost.
Bimatoprost Drug Reactions
Other drugs may interact with Bimatoprost. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medications other than Bimatoprost including over the counter prescriptions such as vitamins, minerals, and even herbal products.
In some countries BIMATOPROST EYE DROPS may also be known as: Bimatoprost