Latisse Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved December 24th, 2008)
- Brand name: Latisse
- Generic name: bimatoprost
- Dosage form: Ophthalmic Solution
- Company: Allergan plc
- Treatment for: Hypotrichosis of Eyelashes
Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic) is a prostamide indicated for the treatment of hypotrichosis (or reduced amount of hair) of the eyelashes. Growth of the eyelashes is a well documented side effect of bimatoprost which is currently approved as Lumigan for the treatment of glaucoma.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Latisse
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