Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost)
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Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) Dosage and Side Effects
Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) are eye drops given to patients to help reduce high pressure in the eyes. In particular, it helps in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. There is cycle of liquid being drained from the eye and new liquid produced to replace the drained liquid. When the liquid is not draining quick enough then the pressure in the eyes increases. Lumigan works to increase the amount of drained liquid flow while helps alleviate the high pressure in the eye.
A prescription is required to buy Lumigan online from our certified Canadian Pharmacy. Be sure to apply our Lumigan coupon code LUM15 to instantly save $15 on your Lumigan cost when placing your first order with us. The active medicinal ingredient in Lumigan is Bimatoprost. This medication is manufactured by Allergan and is available in a 0.01% and 0.03% strength. Lumigan Eye Drops are available in bottles of 3ml size with the price for 1 bottle (3ml) Lumigan 0.01% being $40 and 3 bottles (9ml) being $108. We also offer generic Lumigan as an option to order and by clicking on "CHECK PRICES" you can compare the costs of the Brand and Generic eye drops.
Proper Use of Lumigan
To properly take Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost), follow the direction of your doctor.
If the tamper-proof seal is broken, do not use this medication.
Treat your eye as directed by your physician, which is usually once every day in the evening.
To use this medication properly, follow the steps below:
- Wash hands.
- Tilt head back and look upward.
- Gently pull lower eyelid down to create a space between eye and lid
- Place bottle upside down and gently squeeze it to release a single drop into the eye
- Then, shut your eye for 30 seconds to treat pressure
If the drop of Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) misses your eye, try again.
Remove contact lenses before using Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost). This medicine may discolor contact lenses. Wait 15 minutes after use to put contact lenses back in eyes.
Do not let the tip of the bottle come in contact with your eye or anything else to avoid infections. Keep the cap on the bottle when you are not using it.
Contact an emergency health professional or poison control if the solution is accidentally consumed orally or you suspect an overdose.
If you put too many drops in your eyes in one day, go back to once a daily. the next day.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember and then go back to your regular timing the following day.
Lumigan Side Effects
Most side effects of Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) are not serious.
The most common side effects of Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) include:
- Eye redness
- Eye irritation
- Longer eyelashes
- Itchy eyes
- Small breaks along the surface of eye
- Excessive hair growth
- Darkening of eyelid
- Eyelash discoloration
In rare cases, patients may experience a change in the iris color. The iris darkens and becomes more brownish in color. This occurs during the first year of treatment. If you are experiencing darkening of your iris, it will continue while you take Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost). The implications of the darkening are unknown.
If you experience unusual effects not listed, contact your doctor.
Warnings and Precautions
If you have severe dry eyes, do not use Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost).
If you have experienced any of the following situations, speak to your doctor and pharmacist about them:
- Taking other medications
- Taking an antiglaucoma preparation
- Pregnant or plan to become pregnant
- Breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed
- Active eye infection
- Need eye surgery
- Allergic to Bimatoprost or any of the ingredients in Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost).
Immediately after using Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost), your sight may become blurred for a short period of time.
Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) may cause your eyelashes to darken, thicken or grow. The skin around your eyes and the color of your iris may also darken over time. These changes may be permanent.
Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) is associated with hair growth in areas that have come in contact with the solution.
Interactions with this Medication
There are currently no drug interactions with Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost), as there have not been studies.
If you experience an unusual reaction after taking Lumigan Eye Drops (Bimatoprost), tell your doctor.
The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.