Careprost is an ophthalmic solution used to lower pressure within the eye. It is used to treat glaucoma, a condition that can cause damage to the optic nerve fibres leading to loss of vision. It is also used to promote growth of long, dense and spiky eyelashes that are sparse or non-existent. It works by lowering intraocular pressure and increasing the normal flow of fluid out of the eye.
It is not suitable for everyone, so it is important to speak to your doctor before you use this medication. It is recommended that you avoid consuming alcohol while using Careprost. It is also important to wash your hands before and after using the eye drops to ensure that it does not come into contact with other parts of the face or body.
The medication is available in the form of eye drops and it must be instilled into the affected eye(s) as directed by your physician. It is advised that you do not touch the tip of the eye drop container with your fingers or hands, as this may contaminate the medication. It is also advised that you avoid spreading the eyedrop over the skin around your eyes and on your face as this can cause increased hair growth in these areas.
Common side effects of this medication include eye itching and eye redness. This is a normal reaction to the drug and should not last for a long time. If these side effects persist, you should contact your doctor for further advice.
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to bimatoprost or any of the ingredients contained in it. This medicine is not suitable for anyone who has had narrow-angle glaucoma or eye surgery in the past. It is also not advised to be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
The most commonly reported side effects of this medication are itching or a burning sensation in the eyes, eye redness, sensitivity to light, tear increase and sneezing. Some patients have experienced darkening of the skin in the vicinity of the eyes. This effect is reversible if you discontinue the use of this medication.
You should not use a contact lens while using this medication. You should also wait at least 15 minutes after using this medication before inserting a contact lens again. This is to avoid an infection or irritation in the eye. This medication can be used with other medications for the eye but you should allow at least five minutes between the administration of each. This can help you avoid an overdose. It is also recommended that you do not drink alcohol or use any other ophthalmic products while using this product. This can make the effects of this medication less effective. You should also talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or are taking any other medications. They may need to change your dosage or recommend an alternative. This will also help you to get the best results from this medication.