Ganfort Eye Drop

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3 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Ganfort Eye Drop

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Uses of Bimatoprost

Bimatoprost is used in the treatment of 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 Ganfort Eye Drop 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 ).
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Uses of Timolol

Timolol is used in the treatment of 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 Ganfort Eye Drop works

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

In Depth Information on Ganfort 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.
  • For best results, put one drop in the affected eye(s).
  • 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.
  • Notify your doctor if you are suffering from heart or lung disease or diabetes.
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Remove contact lenses before using Timolol 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Ganfort Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ganfort 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
Ganfort Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

To reduce the amount of Ganfort Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
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Driving
Ganfort Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a sh
ort time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Ganfort Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ganfort Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ganfort Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ganfort Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Ganfort Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for 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 for 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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