Bimatoprost is utilized to treat high strain inside the eye because of glaucoma (open-point type) or other eye illnesses (e.g., visual hypertension). Bringing down high strain inside the eye can assist with forestalling visual deficiency. This medicine works by managing the progression of liquid inside the eye to keep an ordinary strain.
Instructions to Utilize
Apply this drug in the impacted eye(s), typically once a day at night, or as coordinated by your PCP. Try not to utilize bimatoprost all the more frequently on the grounds that it won’t fill in too.
To apply eye drops, clean up first. To keep away from tainting, don’t contact the dropper tip or let it contact your eye or some other surface.
Bimatoprost contains an additive that might stain contact focal points. Assuming that you are wearing contact focal points, eliminate them prior to utilizing your eye drops. Stand by something like 15 minutes after each portion prior to returning your focal points to.
Slant your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pocket. Hold the dropper straight over your eye and spot one drop into the pocket. Look descending and delicately shut your eyes for 1 to 2 minutes. Place one finger at the edge of your eye (close to the nose) and apply delicate strain. This will keep the medicine from emptying out. Make an effort not to flicker and don’t rub your eye. Rehash these means for your other eye provided that this is true coordinated.
Try not to flush the dropper. Supplant the dropper cap after each utilization, and keep the cap firmly shut.
Assuming that you are utilizing one more sort of eye drug (e.g., drops or treatments), stand by somewhere around 5 minutes prior to applying different meds. Use eye drops before eye treatments to permit the eye drops to enter the eye.
Utilize this medicine consistently to get the most advantage from it. Make sure to utilize it simultaneously every day. Continue to utilize bimatoprost regardless of whether you feel good. The vast majority with glaucoma or high tension in the eye don’t have side effects.
Consuming/stinging/aggravation/redness of the eye, feeling as though something is in your eye, dry eyes, watering eyes, and expanded aversion to light might happen. Assuming that any of these impacts persevere or decline, tell your primary care physician or drug specialist immediately.
This prescription may gradually (over months to years) cause earthy colored staining of the hued piece of the eye (iris). Assuming you are utilizing bimatoprost in only one eye, just that iris might change tone. An expansion in eyelash number/length/thickness, obscuring of the eyelashes/eyelids, or eyelid changes may likewise happen in the treated eye. These progressions might be extremely durable, however the drawn out impacts are questionable. Advise your PCP in the event that this happens, and plan standard eye tests to screen it.
Recollect that your primary care physician has recommended this prescription since the person has decided that the advantage to you is more prominent than the gamble of aftereffects. Many individuals utilizing this drug don’t make serious side impacts.
Tell your PCP immediately assuming that any of these improbable yet serious aftereffects happen:
enlarging/redness of the eyelids
An intense unfavorably susceptible response to this medication is improbable, however look for sure fire clinical consideration in the event that it happens. Side effects of a serious hypersensitive response might include:
tingling/enlarging (particularly of the face/tongue/throat)
This is certainly not a total rundown of conceivable secondary effects. On the off chance that you notice different impacts not recorded above, contact your PCP or drug specialist.
In the US –
Call your primary care physician for clinical counsel about aftereffects. You might report incidental effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada – Call your PCP for clinical counsel about secondary effects. You might report secondary effects to Wellbeing Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Prior to utilizing bimatoprost, let your PCP or drug specialist know if you are susceptible to it; or to comparable medications (e.g., latanoprost, travoprost); or then again assuming you have some other sensitivities. This item might contain idle fixings, (for example, additives like benzalkonium chloride), which can cause unfavorably susceptible responses or different issues. Converse with your drug specialist for additional subtleties.
Prior to utilizing this medicine, tell your PCP or drug specialist your clinical history, particularly of:
eye issues (e.g., macular edema, iritis, uveitis, focal point extraction/aphakia)
In the event that you foster an eye disease or injury, or have eye a medical procedure, check with your primary care physician about the proceeded with utilization of your flow jug of bimatoprost. You might be encouraged to begin utilizing another container.
This medication might cause brief unsteady vision. Try not to drive, use apparatus, or do any movement that requires clear vision until you are certain you can perform such exercises securely
This prescription ought to be utilized just when obviously required during pregnancy. Examine the dangers and advantages with your PCP.
It isn’t known whether this medication passes into bosom milk. Counsel your primary care physician before bosom taking care of.
Your medical services experts (like your PCP or drug specialist) may currently know about any conceivable medication connections and might be observing you for it. Try not to begin, stop or change the measurements of any medication prior to checking with them first.
Prior to utilizing this drug, tell your PCP or drug specialist of all solution and nonprescription/home grown items you might utilize, particularly of:
eyelash treatment, (for example, topically applied bimatoprost)
This archive doesn’t contain every conceivable collaboration. Thusly, prior to utilizing this item, tell your primary care physician or drug specialist of the multitude of items you use. Keep a rundown of every one of your prescriptions with you, and offer the rundown with your primary care physician and drug specialist.