Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening.

Usual Adult Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

16 years and older:

Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

16 years and older:

Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data no available

The manufacturer reports bimatoprost ophthalmic had no adverse effects on liver function over 24 months of therapy in patients with a history of liver dysfunction or abnormal ALT, AST, and/or bilirubin at initiation of treatment.

Precautions

This dosage should not be exceeded since it has been shown that more frequent administration may result in decreased effectiveness of the medication.

Remove contact lenses before administration and wait at least 15 minutes before reinserting them.

Other eyedrops should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Patients should be instructed to avoid allowing the tip of the container to contact the eye, eyelid, fingers or any other surface to avoid contamination.

Dialysis

Data not available

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