bimatoprost


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bimatoprost

 [bĭ-mat´o-prost]
a synthetic prostaglandin analogue that acts as an ocular hypotensive; applied topically to the conjunctiva in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

bimatoprost

/bi·mat·o·prost/ (bĭ-mat´o-prost) a synthetic prostaglandin analogue used topically in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

bimatoprost

[b-mat′o-prost]
a synthetic prostaglandin analogue that acts as an ocular hypotensive; applied topically to the conjunctiva in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

bimatoprost

A synthetic PROSTAGLANDIN drug used as eye drops to control raised intraocular pressure in GLAUCOMA. A brand name is Lumigan.

prostaglandin analogues 

Drugs used in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. At specific dosages they lower the intraocular pressure (IOP), supposedly by increasing the outflow of aqueous humour via the uveoscleral pathway. Common agents include latanoprost, travoprost, bimatoprost (a synthetic prostamide structurally related to prostaglandin) and unoprostone isopropyl. Bimatoprost reduces IOP by increasing the uveoscleral outflow as well as the trabecular outflow.
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Other medications used after AFR to improve results include 5-fluorouracil, bimatoprost, and poly-L-lactic acid.
5mL bromide Bimatoprost Lumigan Prostaglandins 100([micro]/ml 3mL BC Conjunctival 0.
5% preparations were administered as one drop, once daily in the evening (8:00 PM) for FCs containing bimatoprost 0.
3) and Bimatoprost (Approved in 2001 Mario VA, Margarita Lat-Luna).
Bimatoprost in the treatment of eyelash hypotrichosis.
Of the four prostaglandin analogs, three have no human eye data, bimatoprost (Lumigan), tafluprost (Zioptan), and travoprost (Travatan Z).
For example, bimatoprost (Latisse: Allergan, Dublin) was granted priority review when it was first approved in 2008 for hypotrichosis of the eyelids, a clearly less serious condition.
Recent generic launches include Memantine HCl Tablets (Namenda), Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.
Lipner adds that bimatoprost (Latisse), a prescription medication introduced in 2008 to help grow longer eyelashes, is being evaluated for the scalp.