Lumigan

Know More About Lumigan (Bimatoprost)

Bimatoprost (Lumigan)
is an drug used to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye. It can also be used on the upper eyelashes to increase their growth. Lumigan (Bimatoprost) ophthalmic (eye) solution is also used to treat eyelash hypotrichosis (not enough eyelashes) by increasing their growth and making the eyelashes longer, thicker, and darker.

                                                              

How to use Lumigan?


                                   

  • Use Lumigan eye drops exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • The usual dose of Lumigan eye drops is 1 drop into the affected eye every evening. Follow your doctor's dosing instructions very carefully.
  • Do not use this medicine while wearing contact lenses. Lumigan may contain a preservative that can discolor soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using this medicine before putting in your contact lenses.

Lumigan Dosage

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.


For ophthalmic dosage form (eye drops):

For glaucoma or hypertension of the eye:

  • Adults and teenagers—One drop in the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening.
  • Teenagers and children younger than 16 years of age—Use is not recommended.

For eyelash growth:

  • Adults—Apply one drop each in the upper eyelids every night.
  • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.


Before Using Lumigan (Bimatoprost)

  • You should not use Lumigan if you are allergic to bimatoprost.
  • To make sure Lumigan is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had:
  • swelling or infection in your eye;
  • retinal detachment; or
  • eye surgery or injury affecting the lens of your eye.


Lumigan may cause a gradual change in the color of your eyes. You may also notice increased growth or thickness of your eyelashes. These changes occur slowly and you may not notice them for months or years. Color changes may be permanent even after your treatment ends, and may occur only in the eye being treated. This could result in a cosmetic difference in eye or eyelash color from one eye to the other.

It is not known whether Lumigan will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

It is not known whether Lumigan passes into breast milk or if it could affect the nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding.

Lumigan is not approved for use by anyone younger than 16 years old.

Lumigan Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction ro Lumigan: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

  • Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
  • eye swelling, redness, severe discomfort, crusting or drainage (may be signs of infection);
  • vision changes; or
  • red, swollen, or itchy eyelids.
  • Common Lumigan side effects may include:
  • eye redness or itching.

Lumigan may cause a gradual change in the color of your eyes. You may also notice increased growth or thickness of your eyelashes. These changes occur slowly and you may not notice them for months or years. Color changes may be permanent even after your treatment ends, and may occur only in the eye being treated. This could result in a cosmetic difference in eye or eyelash color from one eye to the other.



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Lumigan

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  • Salt Composition: Bimatoprost
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