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Latisse Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved December 24th, 2008)
  • Brand name: Latisse
  • Generic name: bimatoprost
  • Dosage form: Ophthalmic Solution
  • Company: Allergan, Inc.
  • 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

DateArticle
Dec 29, 2008Approval Allergan Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval of Latisse -- First and Only Treatment Approved by the FDA for Hypotrichosis of Eyelashes
Dec  8, 2008FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval of Latisse (Bimatoprost Solution 0.03%) as a Treatment for Hypotrichosis of Eyelashes

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