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Latisse Side Effects

Generic Name: bimatoprost topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug bimatoprost topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Latisse.

It is possible that some side effects of Latisse may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to bimatoprost topical: topical solution

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking bimatoprost topical (the active ingredient contained in Latisse) hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using bimatoprost topical ophthalmic and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe burning or itching of your eyes;

  • severe redness or swelling in or around your eye;

  • vision problems, eye pain, seeing halos around lights;

  • oozing or discharge from your eye; or

  • increased sensitivity to light.

Bimatoprost topical ophthalmic may cause a gradual change in the color of your eyes or eyelids. These color changes, usually an increase in brown pigment, occur slowly and you may not notice them for months or years. Eye color changes may be permanent even after your treatment ends.

Common side effects may include:

  • mild eye discomfort;

  • dry or watery eyes; or

  • mild eye redness or puffy eyelids.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to bimatoprost topical: topical solution

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included eye pruritus, conjunctival hyperemia, skin hyperpigmentation, ocular irritation, dry eye symptoms, and erythema of the eyelid. These events occurred in less than 4% of patients.

Adverse reactions reported with bimatoprost ophthalmic solution (LUMIGAN) for the reduction of intraocular pressure include, ocular dryness, visual disturbance, ocular burning, foreign body sensation, eye pain, blepharitis, cataract, superficial punctuate keratitis, eye discharge, tearing, photophobia, allergic conjunctivitis, asthenopia, increases in iris pigmentation, conjunctival edema, abnormal hair growth, and iritis.

The following reactions have been identified during postmarketing use in clinical practice: burning sensation (eyelid), erythema periorbital, eye swelling, eyelid irritation, eyelid edema, eyelids pruritus, iris hyperpigmentation, lacrimation increased, madarosis and trichorrhexis (temporary loss of a few lashes to loss of sections of eyelashes, and temporary eyelash breakage, respectively), periorbital and lid changes associated with a deepening of the eyelid sulcus, rash (including macular, erythematous, and pruritic limited to the eyelids and periorbital region), skin discoloration (periorbital), and vision blurred.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects reported with bimatoprost ophthalmic solution (LUMIGAN) for the reduction of intraocular pressure include colds and upper respiratory tract infections.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects reported with bimatoprost ophthalmic solution (LUMIGAN) for the reduction of intraocular pressure include headaches and asthenia.

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