A brief description of Careprost: Careprost, generic Bimatoprost. Bimatoprost is a synthetic analogue of prostamide that helps in promoting eyelash growth. Careprost eye drops are used in a disorder known as hypotrichosis. When applied as per direction it thickens and darkens eyelashes. Bimatoprost was approved by USFDA for eye lash growth in 2008. Careprost eye drops can also be used in glaucoma by decreasing intraocular eye pressure. It is an effective solution for eye lash growth.
Conditions for which Careprost is been recommended: Careprost eye solution is mostly used in case of people who are having a lack of eyelashes. It is advised to use Careprost eye drops for 12-16 weeks for having a good growth of eyelashes. You will see the change within 8 weeks of its application.
Dosage information: a) Dose recommendation: Careprost should be applied once in a day at night before you go to sleep. Before applying this solution clean your eyes and face with enough of water. Wipe extra solution with tissue paper. Do not skip any dose.
b) The method of application: Put a single drop on the brush. Applying it first from the inner side of eyelash towards the outer side of an eyelash. Follow the same procedure with another eyelash.
c) Overuse: Do not overuse Careprost it will cause adverse effects.
Warnings and precautions of Careprost eye solution:
- Always remember to take out your contact lens before applying Careprost and you can put contact lenses back after 5 min of Careprost application.
- Avoid touching the tip of the brush as this may contaminate the solution and will infect the eye.
- Do not stop its usage in between as eyelashes will return back to normal.
- Talk to your doctor if you are having any eye injury, inflammation or you are allergic to Bimatoprost.
- It is only for external use only.
- Use cautiously in children.
Side effects of Careprost eye solution: Some side effects which elevates with the use of Careprost are as visual changes, conjunctivitis, blepharitis, headache, dizziness, sensitivity to light, conjunctival hyperaemia, itching, irritation, pigmentation around the eye, and darkening of the iris.