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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 eyelash growth. If used for eyebrows be aware of side effects, namely darkening of the skin where medicine is placed. ...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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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 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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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

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Is latisse (bimatoprost) a safe product and how long should it be used and is it safe with contacts?

Is latisse (bimatoprost) a safe product and how long should it be used and is it safe with contacts?

Yes: It is safe to use and it can be used with contacts in place. Be sure to not get any in your eye. The best way to use it is to put in on your lashes when your contacts are not in your eyes. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the active ingredient in latisse (bimatoprost) that makes lashes longer and darker?

Please help! What is the active ingredient in latisse (bimatoprost) that makes lashes longer and darker?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Bimatoprost is a prostaglandin analog/prodrug used topically as eye drops. The lash growth is a side effect discovered when the drug was used to treat glaucoma. There can be unwanted side effects including darkening of the iris color and dark circles around the eyes. ...Read more

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Can I use latisse on my lower lashes? I'm afraid that if I use latisse only on my upper lashes, they will be out of proportion to my lower lashes. Can I use the treatment to make the lashes on my lower lid look longer and fuller than well?

Can I use latisse on my lower lashes? I'm afraid that if I use latisse only on my upper lashes, they will be out of proportion to my lower lashes. Can I use the treatment to make the lashes on my lower lid look longer and fuller than well?

Only : Only apply Latisse (bimatoprost) at the base of the upper eyelashes. It is not necessary to apply to the lower lashes because as you blink or sleep the solution will touch the lower lashes. They will not be out of proportion with the upper lashes. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Can pregnant women use Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is FDA Pregnancy Category C (Risk cannot be ruled out). ...Read more

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Will latisse (bimatoprost) work on lower eyelashes?

Will latisse (bimatoprost) work on lower eyelashes?

Yes: Yes, it will. However, it's not recommended to apply it to your lower eyelid since it can drip down to your cheeks and cause hair growth on your cheeks. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription for Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Yes, Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription medication. ...Read more

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Can a dermatologist give you free latisse (bimatoprost) samples?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Our office does not receive free samples from latisse (bimatoprost). We sell Latisse (bimatoprost) but do not give out samples as we have no samples. ...Read more

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Is there anything that makes eyelashes longer besides latisse (bimatoprost)?

No: Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to get longer eyelashes. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Bimatoprost (Definition)

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