Bimatoprost
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Bimatoprost?

(bi MAT oh prost)

• This medicine is used to treat glaucoma.

• This medicine is used to decrease high eye pressure.

• This medicine is used to help eyelashes grow. It may take 2 months to see the full effect.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have eye infection, surgery, or trauma, start new vial of medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Eye irritation.

• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.

• Eye color may change with use. This medicine may increase the brown pigment. Darkening of eyelashes and skin around the eye may also occur. These changes may be permanent.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you...

 
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