Generic Name and Formulations:
Bimatoprost 0.03%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Hypotrichosis of the eyelashes.
1 drop once nightly; apply evenly along upper eyelid skin margin at the base of eyelashes. Repeat for opposite eyelid margin with new sterile applicator. Blot any excess solution runoff.
Do not apply to lower eyelash line. Repeated contact with bimatoprost outside the treatment area may cause hair growth. Ocular hypertension; monitor for changes to intraocular pressure. Ocular inflammation (eg, uveitis). Aphakia. Pseudophakia with torn posterior lens capsule. Risk of macular edema. Contact lenses (remove; may reinsert lenses 15 minutes after administration). Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Concomitant with other intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering prostaglandin analogues may decrease IOP-lowering effects.
Eye pruritus, conjunctival hyperemia, increased ocular pigmentation (iris, eyelid; may be permanent), ocular irritation, dry eye, erythema of the eyelid, macular edema, abnormal hair growth.
Soln—3mL (w. disposable sterile applicators)
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