Medicine : Lumigan (0.01% 3ml)

Name:Lumigan (0.01% 3ml)
Manufacturer:Allergan India Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Bimatoprost
Composition:Bimatoprost(0.3 Mg)
Substitutes:lumigan eye(3ml) , lumigan (0.01% 3ml) , lumigan drop(3ml) , lumigan (0.1) , lumigan eye drops

Generic ( Bimatoprost )

Typical use Of Bimatoprost :Glucoma, Hypertension.
Mechanism of action of Bimatoprost :Bimatoprost Is Believed To Lower Intraocular Pressure (IOP) In Humans By Increasing Outflow Of Aqueous Humor Through Both The Trabecular Meshwork And Uveoscleral Routes. Bimatoprost Reduces The Pressure In The Eye By Mimicking The Action Of A Naturally-occuring Prostaglandin. Prostaglandins Are A Group Of Chemicals Found In Many Places In The Body. In The Eye, They Increase The Drainage Of The Aqueous Humour Out Of The Eyeball. Bimatoprost Is A Synthetic Compound Related To One Of The Natural Prostaglandins, And Works By Increasing The Drainage Of Aqueous Humour Out Of The Eyeball. Bimatoprost May Also Lower The Rate Of Aqueous Formation In The Eye. Both These Effects Decrease The Pressure Within The Eye.
Drug Interaction of Bimatoprost :Bimatoprost Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Latanoprost. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Bimatoprost :Photosensitivity, Photophobia, Dizziness, Headache, Itching, Burning Eyes, Eye Pain, Dry Eye.


How Bimatoprost will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Bimatoprost will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Bimatoprost

No Studies Found