The recommended regimen for increasing eyelash growth is one drop of Latisse 0.03% applied with an applicator evenly along the skin of the upper eyelid at the base of the eyelashes of each eye every evening.
- Bimatoprost should be administered at least five minutes before or after other eye medications.
- Use of bimatoprost for eyelash growth may increase or decrease the effect of prostaglandin-like drugs used for treating elevated IOP.
- Bimatoprost solution contains benzalkonium chloride, which may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Contact lenses should be removed prior to application of bimatoprost. Contact lenses may be reinserted 15 minutes following administration of bimatoprost.
PREGNANCY: Use of bimatoprost in pregnancy has not been adequately evaluated.
NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether bimatoprost is excreted in human breast milk.
Reference: FDA Prescribing Information
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