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Bimatoprost

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Bimatoprost Information

Bimatoprost Benefits & Uses

Bimatoprost is used to treat the following -

  1. Glaucoma Primary

Bimatoprost Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Bimatoprost

Bimatoprost

Bimatoprost Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Bimatoprost is used -

  1. Eye itching
  2. Conjuctival Hyperemia
  3. Eye irritation
  4. Eye Burning

Bimatoprost Related Warnings

Is the use of Bimatoprost safe for pregnant women?

No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Bimatoprost in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

Unknown

Is the use of Bimatoprost safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Bimatoprost for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Bimatoprost on the Kidneys?

There are no side effects of Bimatoprost on the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Bimatoprost on the Liver?

Bimatoprost does not damage the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Bimatoprost on the Heart?

You can take Bimatoprost without any fear of damage to the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Bimatoprost with Other Drugs

Bimatoprost should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Bimatoprost Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Bimatoprost unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Uveitis
  2. Corneal Abrasion
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Bimatoprost

Is this Bimatoprost habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Bimatoprost.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Bimatoprost since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, the use of Bimatoprost is considered safe.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Bimatoprost in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Bimatoprost Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Bimatoprost

It is safe to take Bimatoprost with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Bimatoprost

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Bimatoprost with alcohol.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 155
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