Bimatoprost Eye Drops is used to treat increased pressure in the eye (ocular hypertension) and open-angle glaucoma. It is a prostaglandin analog and functions to lower pressure in the eye by escalating fluid drainage from the eye.
Bimatoprost is also used in the management of Hypotrichosis. It makes the eyelashes of the user longer and darker, thus making them look attractive and pretty.
Bimatoprost Eye Drops is an ophthalmic preparation, which comes in a sterile container, therefore the user should avoid touching this medication. It is not to be used by individuals who are less than 16 years of age. Use these eye drops with the help of a sterile applicator. You should keep one drop of this medication on the sterile applicator and then apply it at the base of eyelashes.
Bimatoprost should be used once in 24 hours and at night only. Soft contact lenses may soak up a chemical in Bimatoprost drops, therefore it is necessary to remove contact lenses before you use these eye drops; lenses may be positioned back in the eyes 15 minutes after use of eye drops.
Bimatoprost, whenever administered by individuals, may lead to some short-term side effects which include watery eyes, headache, blurred vision, reddening of the eyes, swelling and irritation in the eyes and nearby area.
They involve persons who are suffering from severe eye infection or eye injury. Individuals, who are allergic to Bimatoprost, should not use this medication, as it may cause severe hypersensitive reactions.
Do not take more than one dose of Bimatoprost eye drops in a day to avoid over-dosing. Bimatoprost eye drops should be stored under hygienic conditions, away from children and pets.