Brand name: Bimatoprost (Apotex) TM
Active ingredients: bimatoprost
What it is used for
The reduction of elevated intraocular pressure, or open angle glaucoma, as first line therapy or monotherapy or as adjunctive therapy to topical beta-blockers.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Ophthalmic.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Discard 4 weeks after opening
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient bimatoprost
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems