What is Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution Used For?

What is Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution Used For?

Bimatoprost ophthalmic eye drop is used to treat certain diseases of the eye like open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension which occurs with age. One of the most common brand names for Bimatoprost ophthalmic solutions is Careprost Eye Drops.

Glaucoma is caused by high pressure in your eye and can lead to pain from pressure in your eye and then can eventually cause loss of vision. Careprost Eye Drops can help you keep your eyesight by reducing the pressure in your eye and stopping eye pain.

Bimatoprost ophthalmic solution is also used to treat eyelash hypotrichosis which is the lack of eyebrows. It helps by increasing the growth and making the eyelashes longer, thicker, and darker.

You must talk to your doctor about your other health problems, allergies, current medications you are taking before taking this medicine. Before using Bimatoprost ophthalmic solution, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction to Careprost Eye Drops. Also inform your doctor if you have any other types of allergies related to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.

Pediatric

Proper studies have not been performed on the effects of Careprost Eye Drops for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension in children. Consider consulting a doctor before using it on minors.

Drug Interactions

Although some drugs and medicines should not be used together, in some cases two different medicines should be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your physician may change the dose, or provide other medications if necessary.

Other Interactions

Certain substances should not be used along with others. Using alcohol or tobacco with bimatoprost ophthalmic may also cause interactions to occur.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of Careprost Eye Drops. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially if you have:

  • Certain types of glaucoma
  • Cornea transplant
  • Eye infection, active or suspected
  • Fuchs’ Dystrophy
  • Eye disease
  • Torn lens or Loss of the lens