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CAREPROST PLUS EYE DROP

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Composition FOR CAREPROST PLUS

Bimatoprost(0.3%),Timolol(0.5%)

food interaction for CAREPROST PLUS

alcohol interaction for CAREPROST PLUS

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lactation interaction for CAREPROST PLUS

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No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CAREPROST PLUS

Bimatoprost(0.3%)

Uses

Bimatoprost is used in the treatment of glaucoma

How it works

Bimatoprost decreases the pressure in the eyeball by increasing the drainage of aqueous humor (clear watery fluid filling the space in front of an eyeball ).

Common side effects

Eye itching, Conjunctival hyperemia , Stinging in the eyes, Eyelash changes , Burning sensation in eye, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Increased iris pigmentation
Timolol(0.5%)

Uses

Timolol is used in the treatment of glaucoma

How it works

Timolol works by lowering the pressure in the eye(s), thereby preventing gradual loss of vision.

Common side effects

Blurred vision, Burning eyes, Stinging in the eyes

COMMON DOSAGE FOR CAREPROST PLUS EYE DROP

Patients taking CAREPROST PLUS EYE DROP

  • 80%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR CAREPROST PLUS

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR CAREPROST PLUS

  • 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 CAREPROST PLUS

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

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

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

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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)