Latisse (bimatoprost) is an anthropogenic form of a natural substance called prostaglandin.
Latisse is used to treat hypotrichosis (abnormal growth of eyelashes). Bimatoprost helps to increase the growth, length, thickness, and darkness of eyelashes. Latisse may also be used for purposes not listed in this manual.
Stop using Latisse and consult a doctor immediately if this medicine causes severe eye irritation, eye pain, or changes in vision.
Follow all directions on label and package. Tell each of your health care providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medications you use.
Before taking this medicine, you need to know that you should not use Latisse if you are allergic to bimatoprost.
To make sure that Latisse is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
• A history of glaucoma or increased pressure in your eyes;
• An eye condition called uveitis;
• Any swelling or infection in or around the eyes;
• Eye injury or eye surgery in the past.
It is not known whether Latisse will harm an unborn child. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Do not give Latisse to a child without medical advice.
How to use Latisse?
Latisse should be used every night. Follow all directions on the recipe label. Do not use this medicine in larger quantities than recommended. Using more of this medication will not make it more effective.
Use Latisse in the evening, unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Do not use this medicine when wearing contact lenses. Latisse may contain a preservative that can discolour soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using this medication before inserting contact lenses.