Bimatoprost Pharmacology


About Bimatoprost
A synthetic structural analog of prostaglandin(a prostamide), Antiglaucomic Agents, ocular hypotensive
Mechanism of Action of Bimatoprost
Bimatoprost is a prostaglandin analogue that works by increasing the outflow of aqueous fluid from the eyes.
Pharmacokinets of Bimatoprost
Onset of Action for Bimatoprost
Duration of Action for Bimatoprost
Half Life of Bimatoprost
Side Effects of Bimatoprost
1.Burning eyes
3.Darkening of eyelashes
4.Darkening of the skin surrounding the eye
5.Dry eyes
6.Excessive hair growth
7.Eye irritation
8.Eye pain
9.Feeling of a foreign body in the eye
10.Growth of eyelashes
12.Itchy eyes
13.Red eyelids
14.Respiratory infections
15.Swelling of the eyelids
16.Visual disturbances
Contra-indications of Bimatoprost
Hypersensitivity to Bimatoprost
Special Precautions while taking Bimatoprost
1.Inflammation in the area of the iris (uveitis)
2.Swelling in the back of the eye (macular edema)
3.Kidney disease
4.Liver problems
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Bimatoprost
1.Open angle Glaucoma
Interactions for Bimatoprost
Typical Dosage for Bimatoprost
The recommended dose is 1 drop in the affected eye or eyes once daily in the evening. If wear contact lenses, remove them before using this. Wait 15 minutes before reinserting them. If you are using more than one type of eye drop, space the drugs 5 minutes apart.To avoid contamination and to reduce the risk of developing an eye infection, do not let the tip of the container touch the eye, face, or fingers.
Schedule of Bimatoprost
Storage Requirements for Bimatoprost
Store in a cool dry area in a well closed container. Protects from moisture, light and direct heat.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Bimatoprost
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Bimatoprost
Provide symptomatic treatment and supportive measures.

Home Delivery for Bimatoprost in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including bimatoprost.

However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for bimatoprost and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for bimatoprost may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take bimatoprost only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for bimatoprost before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for bimatoprost with the pharmacy.

Bimatoprost is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for bimatoprost might be better known than bimatoprost itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have bimatoprost in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for bimatoprost.