Lumigan 0.03 % Solution 7.5 Ml
Bimatoprost is used to treat glaucoma (gradual loss of vision due to damage to the eye’s optic nerve), ocular hypertension (increased pressure in the eye). Additionally, it helps to grow eyelashes longer and thicker.
How does the drug work?
Bimatoprost is a synthetic analog of prostaglandin. It acts by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor, thus reducing the pressure in the eye. It also reduces the rate of aqueous formation in the eye by draining aqueous humor from the eyeball.
What are the common side effect?
The common bimatoprost drug side effects are redness of eyes, itching of eyes, headache, eye pain, sensitivity to light, dry eyes, and less production of tears.
• Do not use Lumigan eye drops in cases of inflammation, swelling and infection in eyes.
• Do not use Lumigan medication if the individual recently had eye surgery or artificial contact lens replaced.
• Do not take Lumigan ophthalmic solution if the patients are suffering from other types of glaucoma.
• Do not take overdose of Lumigan medication, as excess bimatoprost worsens the signs and symptoms of glaucoma.
• Do not wear contact lens while using Lumigan drug, as it absorbs the bimatoprost medicine.
• Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use the drug with caution.
1. Does Bimatoprost facilitate growth of new eyelashes? Yes, Bimatoprost facilitates growth of new eyelashes.
2. When to take bimatoprost medication? Bimatoprost medication is recommended for use in the evening unless specified by the doctor.
3. What care should I take while using Bimatoprost medication? Wash your hands before using Bimatoprost medicine and do not touch the tip of the nozzle. The patient should not let Bimatoprost medication enter into the mouth or nose.
4. Are Bimatoprost eye drops safe in children? Bimatoprost is used with caution in children. However talk to the doctor and know about the benefits and Bimatoprost side effects
5. I am allergic to latanoprost. Can I use Bimatoprost No, do not use Bimatoprost as you may be allergic to Bimatoprost too.