Careprost Bimatoprost 0.03%w/w offers an excellent ophthalmic solution and it’s proven to treat the weak growth of eyelashes, glaucoma and hypertension in the eye(s). This prostaglandin analog medication is relatively safe and effective and promises positive effects to the eye vision.
Bimatoprost ophthalmic solution 0.03 is a well-known eye care medication probably recommended to treat the problems like hypotrichosis of eyelashes or inadequate eyelashes, excess eye tension and glaucoma, as it can reduce intraocular pressure. This medication helps you stimulate the growth of eyelashes so they are more noticeable as well as thicker, darker and longer. It has prostaglandin – the chemical components that are similar to a natural chemical in the body. Bimatoprost is available under the trade name Careprost, which is produced by Sun Pharma.
Recommended dosage and direction:
Follow the instruction provided on the medication label carefully before using Bimatoprost eye drops. You need not apply it on both eyes if only one eye needs treatment then use this medication on the affected one only. Usually, this medication is recommended to apply once daily and it should be taken strictly as per the direction of your doctor. Don’t alter its dose or take overdose unless your doctor suggests you to do so. Do not apply Bimatoprost ophthalmic eye drops while you are wearing contact lenses, as soft contact lenses can absorb its preservative ingredients. Try to avoid contact lenses or any makeup at least for 15 minutes after the application of Bimatoprost.
Apply the medication across the upper eyelid margin at the bottom of the eyelashes covering inner part of the lash line to the outer part. Normally, one application stick is recommended for one-time use. Since this medication is also used to treat glaucoma, don’t wash your eyes immediately even if any amount of the medication is spilled below. Don’t stop its regular application unless advised by your doctor. Generally, it’s taken applied up to 2 months for good results.
There are some necessary precautions that you have to undertake for good application of Careprost Bimatoprost 0.03%w/w, such as:
- Clean your hands before applying the eye drops
- Take a high degree of hygiene to avoid the chances of contamination
- Complete full course of medication and don’t stop its application without consulting your doctor
- Follow dietary instructions advised by the doctor
- Inform your doctor if you’re allergic or develop eye inflammation from Bimatoprost eye drops
- Protect eye drops and tip of its bottle from the contact of any surface
The application of Careprost Bimatoprost is not recommended to use if your skin and eyelashes are hypersensitive to the drug. It should also be avoided if you are allergic to this eye drops. Those women who are pregnant or have undergone to eye surgery should avoid the contact of this medication. In the case of eye injury and redness, Bimatoprost should be used under doctor’s prescription only.
Possible side effect:
Although there are no major side effects of the Careprost eye care solutions but some cases of minimal side effects cannot be ignored. These possible side effects include:
- Blurred vision or unexpected hair growth
- Temporary eye discomfort
- Thickening and excess darkening of eyelashes
- Unfamiliar sensation
- Eyelash irritation
- Change in eye color or brown discoloration of the colored part of the eye (iris)
- Damage of pigment granules
- Discomfort, dryness, redness of the eye
These side effects are temporary in nature and, usually, happen only ones when using Careprost Bimatoprost 0.03%. If you are uncomfortable then you can stop using this medication and seek medical attention or consult your doctor to avoid any untoward conditions.
It’s safe to tell your doctor about all the medications that you take all along with Careprost Bimatoprost. There is a possibility of interaction of this drug with herbal products as well as vitamins and nutritional supplements. It’s better to avoid wearing soft contact lenses that could absorb medication for 15-20 minutes after application. Don’t use it with other eye drops at the same time; rather wait for at least 5 minutes after applying one medication.
Missed dose and overdose:
Don’t try to compensate the missed dose of Careprost 0.03% eye drops by overdosing next application. It’s advised to take a normal dose as usual. And in a case of overdose, you should contact your doctor to seek medication attention. Maybe an overdose of medication makes your eye more sensitive to light, so avoid it.
Where to keep Bimatoprost:
Careprost Bimatoprost should be stored in a dark place at normal room temperatures. Keep this eye drops away from children’s access and protect it from heat and moisture.