Bimatoprost mimics the effect of a naturally occurring chemical responsible

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by eggles • 946 Posts

For this medication to be effective, it has to be taken regularly, even if you do not notice an immediate effect.

It should be noted that because this drug may cause visual disturbances and/or dizziness, driving and any hazardous tasks should be avoided until you know how this medication affects you.

Bimatoprost ophthalmic drops should not be used if you have soft contact lenses in your eyes.

How does bimatoprost work?Bimatoprost mimics the effect of a naturally occurring chemical responsible for increasing the outflow of aqueous fluid from the eyeball, thereby reducing pressure within the eye.bimatoprost eye drops 0.01% group from baseline 4.7±3.8 to 2.9±2.3 (P<0.001) and 2.5±2.0 (P<0.001) at 6-month and 12-month follow-ups, respectively. Comparison between groups showed differences at both follow-up visits (P=0.003 and P<0.001, respectively). In vivo confocal microscopy revealed a significant increase in goblet cell density in the bimatoprost 0.01% group compared with the careprost eyelash enhancer group (P<0.001 at both follow-up visits).

Fast facts:Drug schedule: schedule 4,Available as: bimatoprost is available as eye drops.

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