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Lumigan Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
- What are the possible side effects of bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
- What is the most important information I should know about bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
- How should I use bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Lumigan)?
- What happens if I overdose (Lumigan)?
- What should I avoid while using bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
- What other drugs will affect bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Lumigan)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Lumigan)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while using bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
Avoid using too much of this medication, which can actually make it less effective in lowering the pressure inside the eye.
Do not use other eye medications during treatment with bimatoprost ophthalmic unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect bimatoprost ophthalmic (Lumigan)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on bimatoprost used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medicines you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about bimatoprost ophthalmic.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Lumigan Information
- Lumigan Drug Interactions Center: bimatoprost opht
- Lumigan Side Effects Center
- Lumigan Overview including Precautions
- Lumigan FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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