Information about Bimatoprost
Bimatoprost is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.
How bimatoprost works
Bimatoprost is a prostaglandin analogue. It works by increasing the natural flow of fluid from the eye, thereby lowering pressure in the eye.
Common side effects of bimatoprost
Eye itching, Conjunctival hyperemia , Stinging in the eyes, Eyelash changes , Burning sensation in eye, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Increased iris pigmentation
Available Medicine for Bimatoprost
- ₹442Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹169Ajanta Pharma Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹235Ajanta Pharma Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹242Cipla Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹519Ajanta Pharma Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹278Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹268Micro Labs Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹496 to ₹656Allergan India Pvt Ltd3 variant(s)
- ₹1362Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹265Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
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.
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.