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Will latisse have interactions with other medications I take? I'm on an oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitor for glaucoma. Will using latisse have any adverse affect or interaction? Are there other medications or ointments that might be a problem if used tog

Will latisse have interactions with other medications I take? I'm on an oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitor for glaucoma. Will using latisse have any adverse affect or interaction? Are there other medications or ointments that might be a problem if used tog

Should: Should not have any adverse affect but may result in an even lower eye pressure. You may see if you eye doctor can switch you form the carbonic anydrase inhibitor to Lumigan eye drops which will help the glaucoma and your lashes at the same time (lumigan and Latisse (bimatoprost) are the same medicine). ...Read more

Latisse (Definition)

Bimatoprost is an reduces pressure inside the eye caused by glaucoma. It also is used to make eyelashes ...Read more


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I visited my ophthalmologist today for routine eye exam... My pressure was high 23 and prescribed Lumigan 0.01%. Is this medication safe?

I visited my ophthalmologist today for routine eye exam... My pressure was high 23 and prescribed Lumigan 0.01%. Is this medication safe?

Yes!!!: Whenever you are prescribed a medication for an illness, it is always good to weigh the risks vs benefits. It's true of anything in life. Benefits of Lumigan far outweigh the risks of glaucoma (permanent damage to your eye). So yes, if it were me or anyone else I knew, I would say use the Lumigan! It may even increase eyelash growth as a "side effect"! But if it causes your eyes to burn, call MD ...Read more

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What class of drugs does latisse (bimatoprost) belong to?

Latisse (bimatoprost): "Latisse (bimatoprost)is a manmade form of a naturally occurring substance called a prostaglandin." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/latisse. Html ...Read more

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Are all drugs with bimatoprost as the main ingredient the same, even if the names are different?

Bimatoprost: Bimatoprost is sold a the glaucoma eye drop Lumigan, at the 0.01% concentration, and as Latisse (bimatoprost) at the 0.03% concentration. Latisse (bimatoprost) is marketed as a drug that leads to longer, thicker eyelashes. The drugs are essentially the same, except for concentration and cost. Lumigan used to be sold at the 0.03% concentration, with a major side effect being increased eyelash growth. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a generic brand for eye drug lumigan?

Please let me know if there is a generic brand for eye drug lumigan?

No: There are generic drugs in the same family of prostaglandin analogues. There are also other families of glaucoma drops that are less expensive if you are trying to save money. Just tell your eye MD your concern. ...Read more

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Does lumigan causes dark circles?

Does lumigan causes dark circles?

Lumigan: Is an eye drop used to lower eye pressure in glaucoma patients. It is common for medications in this class to cause some darkening of the skin of the eyelids. This is totally harmless and will resolve if you ever discontinue use of these drops. Don't change your dosing unless you discuss this first with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can children use Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Can children use Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Not approved: Safety of Latisse (bimatoprost) for children has not been established. It should only be used under the supervision of a physician. ...Read more

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What is Latisse (bimatoprost) used for?

What is Latisse (bimatoprost) used for?

Latisse (bimatoprost): "LATISSE® is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis (inadequate or not enough lashes) to grow eyelashes longer, fuller, darker." See: http://www. Latisse. Com/ ...Read more

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Who should not use Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Latisse (bimatoprost): No contraindications were noted on http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/latisse.html. ...Read more

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Where can I buy latisse (bimatoprost) online?

Where can I buy latisse (bimatoprost) online?

By prescription only: Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription medication, so one needs a doctor to care for the patient (either a primary care doctor or an ophthalmologist). Everyone must have medical insurance in the United States after 2013, and that's a good thing! Get to know the doctor. Buy Latisse (bimatoprost) locally or get it through a mail-order pharmacy (an american one), as soon as the doctor sends a prescription to the pharmacy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about latisse (bimatoprost) and its cost?

Can you tell me about latisse (bimatoprost) and its cost?

Works well: But takes time for lashes to become noticable. It costs around 65-100 dollars a month, insurance companies probably will not pay for it. ...Read more

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Is careprost (generic latisse) still good to grow eyebrows?

Is careprost (generic latisse) still good to grow eyebrows?

This is FDA: Approved for eye lash growth. If used for eyebrows be aware of side affects, namely darkening of the skin where medicine is placed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: latisse (bimatoprost)?

Drug to grow eyelash: Latisse (bimatoprost) is the only approved drug to increase eyelash growth and thickness. It is available by prescription and is painted onto the base of the lashes twice per day. Results occur in 3-4 weeks and the drug must be continued or the lashes return to their previous state. ...Read more

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Is there any generic version of latisse (bimatoprost) I can buy?

Yes: Latisse (bimatoprost) is very similar to latanoprost and travaprost, both of which are available as generics. ...Read more

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Is careprost (generic latisse (bimatoprost)) still good to use?

As with some. .: Generics it may not work as well as latisse, (bimatoprost) but should not be a problem to use. ...Read more

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Out a lot of what little lashs I do have. Is latisse (bimatoprost) good to use?

Out a lot of what little lashs I do have. Is latisse (bimatoprost) good to use?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Is often very effective in helping lashes grow and look thicker. Keep in mind that it may take several months of use to help achieve this, and sometimes there is little or no response. In addition, if you discontinue use of the medication, then the effect on the lashes eventually disappears. ...Read more

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Is latisse (bimatoprost) dangerous to use at all? Are there any health risks to using it?

Is latisse (bimatoprost) dangerous to use at all? Are there any health risks to using it?

Not dangerous: Although there can be side effects from using latisse, (bimatoprost) it is not dangerous. Aside from lengthening eyelashes, the active ingredient can permanently darken eyelid skin, cause hazel or green eyes to become brown, and can even cause hair growth on the eyelid skin. No systemic side effects have been found with use of Latisse (bimatoprost) or Lumigan (same medicine, used for glaucoma). ...Read more

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What are the differences between lumigan rc sol 3ml 0.01% and lumigan sol 3ml oft?

What are the differences between lumigan rc sol 3ml 0.01% and lumigan sol 3ml oft?

Lumigan: I assume that you are talking about the difference between the 0.o3 5 solution and the 0.01 % solution.

The 0.03 % solution is no longer available in the USA.
It has been replaced by the 0.01 % solution.
The both appear to similarly effective in lowering eye pressure but the 0.01 % solution is associated with fewer side effects. ...Read more

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Can bimatoprost grow eyebrows?

Can bimatoprost grow eyebrows?

Probably: It makes eyelashes larger. It will cost a lot of money for very small result. Do you have eyebrows? Alopecia areata? If you have a real problem, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of latisse (bimatoprost)?

What are the side effects of latisse (bimatoprost)?

Redness: Redness and irritation are the most common side effects. Concerns about changing eye color never materialized and is no longer considered a real risk. When the same product is used for glaucoma, it is applied directly into the eye and there were some rare cased of brown eyes turing darker, but this has never happened in millions of patients using Latisse (bimatoprost) to eyelashes. ...Read more

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How can you use lumigan to help your eyelashes grow?

Apply to lid: Lumigan under the name Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription item to promote the growth of eyelashes with a moderately high degree of effectiveness. The only downside is that when discontinued the extra length usually disappears. ...Read more

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Can glaucoma drops such as Combigan and lumigan cause ed.

Can glaucoma drops such as Combigan and lumigan cause ed.

Not likely: Ed can be a troubling, and exacerbated by some medications. Beta blockers have this warning in the labeling of the medication. Taking beta blockers orally has a significantly higher chance for this side effect than taken topically, as in combigan™ Lumigan doesn't have this side effect. If ed is significant problem and the Combigan is the last thing on the potential list, have doc stop, then ✔️. ...Read more

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Can latisse (bimatoprost) harm/ be bad for me in any way?

Can latisse (bimatoprost) harm/ be bad for me in any way?

Not likely: Latisse (bimatoprost) is a low concentration of a drug used to treat glaucoma. The only side effect could be a change in the pigmentation of your iris if you use it regularly and are a little sloppy in the application. There are no systemic issues. Used properly it should pose no hazard. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Latisse (bimatoprost): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/latisse-side-effects. Html

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How effective is bimatoprost (Latisse) for treating glaucoma?

How effective is bimatoprost (Latisse) for treating glaucoma?

Correction: Bimatoprost, a prostaglandin analogue, is very effective for treating glaucoma. It's trade name is Lumigan™ (0.01%) and is prescribed by doctors managing glaucoma. Latisse™ is also Bimatoprost (0.03%) that is prescribed to people desiring longer lashes. It's applied to the upper lash line by applicator sponge & not directly to the eyeball. The products are the same and differ on % & indication ...Read more

Bimatoprost (Definition)

Bimatoprost is an reduces pressure inside the eye caused by glaucoma. It also is used to make eyelashes ...Read more


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