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BIMAT LS 0.01% W/V EYE DROP

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Composition for BIMAT LS

Bimatoprost(0.01% w/v)

food interaction for BIMAT LS

alcohol interaction for BIMAT LS

pregnancy interaction for BIMAT LS

lactation interaction for BIMAT LS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Bimat ls 0.01% w/v eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for BIMAT LS

Bimatoprost(0.01% w/v)

Uses

Bimat ls 0.01% w/v eye drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma (high eye pressure).

How it works

Bimat ls 0.01% w/v eye drop belongs to a class of drugs called prostaglandin analogs. It lowers the pressure in the eye by increasing the flow of fluids out of the eye.

Common side effects

Headache, Eye irritation, Dry eye, Burning sensation in eye, Increased production of tears, Eye pain, Eyelid swelling, Increased sensitivity to light, Eye redness, Eye itching

Common Dosage for BIMAT LS 0.01% W/V EYE DROP

Patients taking BIMAT LS 0.01% W/V EYE DROP

  • 83%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day
  • 6%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES for BIMAT LS

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  • LUMIGAN 0.01% EYE DROP
    (3 ML eye drop in packet)
    Allergan India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 181.56/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 544.68
    pay 284% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for BIMAT LS

  • Your sight may become blurred for a short time just after using bimatoprost. You should not drive or use machines until your sight is clear again.
  • Do not use the drops when you are wearing contact lenses. Use your contact lenses 15 minutes after instilling bimatoprost eye drops.
  • Bimatoprost may cause your eyelashes to darken and grow longer, and also cause the skin around the eyelid to darken. The color of your iris (a black circular portion in the eye) may also go darker over time. These changes may be permanent and may be more noticeable if you are treating only one eye.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • If you are using another topical eye medication, administer it at least 5 minutes before or after using bimatoprost eye drops.

Frequently asked questions for BIMAT LS

Bimatoprost

Q.Is bimatoprost the same as latisse/Lumigan/latanoprost?
Bimatoprost is same as Lattise and Lumigan and not Latanoprost

Q.Is bimatoprost generic, safe and FDA approved?
Yes, bimatoprost is generic, safe and FDA approved

Q.Is bimatoprost a beta blocker?
Bimatoprost is not a beta blocker

Q.Does bimatoprost grow/regrow hair/eyebrows/eyelashes?
Yes, bimatoprost can grow/regrow hair, eyebrows or eyelashes.

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Content on this page was last updated on 29 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)