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Drug ID: 2d00000044

Drug Name: Bimatoprost

Generic Names: Intraprost (Eye) (3ml) | Bitoma | Lumigan | Careprost (Eye) (3ml) | Lumigan

Category: Miscellaneous Ophthalmics

Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug

OTC: No

Indication for Mother: Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Recommended Dose: The recommended dose is one drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening.

Recommended In: This medication is a prostaglandin analog, prescribed for open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. It increases the amount of fluid that drains out the eye.

Directions For Use: It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician.

Storage: Store it at 2 to 25C.

Dosage Forms: Eye Drops

Side Effects: Eye - Itching, burning, sensitivity to light, redness, swelling, irritation, tearing, headache and dry eyes.

In Case of Overdose: No information is available on overdosage in humans. If overdose with bimatoprost ophthalmic solution occurs, treatment should be symptomatic.

Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of narrow-angle glaucoma, torn or missing lens, infection, liver or kidney disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause sensitivity to light; do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Drug Interaction: No information available yet.



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