Careprost Plus Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Ocular hypertension, Glaucoma
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3 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Careprost Plus Eye Drop

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Uses of Bimatoprost

Bimatoprost is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.
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Side effects of Bimatoprost

Common

Eye itching, Conjunctival hyperemia , Stinging in the eyes, Eyelash changes , Burning sensation in eye, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Increased iris pigmentation.

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How to use Bimatoprost

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Careprost Plus Eye Drop works

Bimatoprost is a prostaglandin analogue. It works by increasing the natural flow of fluid from the eye, thereby lowering pressure in the eye.
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Uses of Timolol

Timolol is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.
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Side effects of Timolol

Common

Stinging in the eyes, Blurred vision, Burning eyes.

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How to use Timolol

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Careprost Plus Eye Drop works

Timolol is a beta blocker. It works by decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.

In Depth Information on Careprost Plus Eye Drop

Expert advice for Bimatoprost

  • Bimatoprost helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • For best results, put one drop once a day in the evening/night in the affected eye(s).
  • Bimatoprost may cause brown pigmentation of the iris which may be permanent.
  • You may notice eyelid skin darkening and an increase in the length, thickness, and number of your eyelashes. These changes should disappear after discontinuing Bimatoprost.
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Remove contact lenses before using Bimatoprost and allow at least 15 minutes before re-inserting them.
  • When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-15 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop so that the medicine does not drain away from the eye.

Expert advice for Timolol

  • Timolol helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • Never miss a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember as missed doses can cause fluctuations in the eye pressure which may worsen your condition.
  • Notify your doctor if you have lung diseases such as asthma, or heart diseases (slow heart rate, high blood pressure) as Timolol may worsen these conditions.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop so that the medicine does not drain away from the eye.
  • When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. 
  • You may experience a stinging sensation for 1-2 mins after instilling eye drops. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
Careprost Plus Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Careprost Plus Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Careprost Plus 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.
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Lactation
Careprost Plus Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Careprost Plus Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision fo
r a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Careprost Plus Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Careprost Plus Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Careprost Plus Eye Drop should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Careprost Plus Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Careprost Plus Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about 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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Frequently asked questions about Timolol

Q. Is Timolol a beta blocker/selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic?
Timolol is a beta blocker. It is not a selective beta blocker/steroid/generic/antibiotic
Q. Is Timolol preservative free?
The Timolol eye drop is preservative fre
Q. Is Timolol the same as timoptic or cosopt?
Timoptic and copsopt are brand names of the eye drops containing Timolol
Q. Does it need to be refrigerated?
The timolol containing eye drops should not be refrigerated
Q. Does Timolol lower blood pressure?
Timolol is used to lower blood pressure
Q. Does it stop growth of hemangiomas?
It may be used to stop growth of hemangiomas (only after prescription from the doctor)
Q. Does Timolol cause weight gain/hair loss/ miosis/make eyelashes grow/ cause dry eyes/slow heart rate?
Timolol does not make eyelashes grow. It is a blood pressure lowering medication. It is not known to cause weight gain/hair loss/miosis. It may cause dry eyes/slow heart rate as a side effect. If any side effects of the drug are observed then one should inform the doctor immediately.
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