Careprost Eye Drops 3ml

Glaucoma Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CAREPROST contains Bimatoprost which belongs to a group of medicines known as prostamides. It is an anti-glaucoma preparation, used to reduce high pressure in the eye. It may be used on its own or with other drops called beta-blockers which also reduce pressure. Eyes contain a clear, watery liquid that feeds the inside of the eye. Liquid is frequently being drained out of the eye and new liquid is made to replace this. If the liquid cannot drain out quickly, the pressure inside the eye builds up. Remove the contact lenses before applying this medicine.

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has directed you. This medicine should only be applied to the eye. This medicine may cause your eyelashes to darken and grow and cause the skin around the eyelid to darken too. The colour of your iris may become darker over time. These changes may be permanent. Consult your doctor for advice. It is not recommended for children and adolescents under the age of 18 years.

USES OF CAREPROST

  • Reduce pressure in the eyes in adults with glaucoma

HOW CAREPROST WORKS

CAREPROST works by increasing the amount of liquid that is drained which reduces the pressure inside the eye. If the high pressure is not reduced, it could lead to a disease called glaucoma and eventually damage your sight. It reduces intraocular pressure (IOP) in humans by causing an increase in outflow of the aqueous humor via the trabecular meshwork and uveoscleral pathways.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has directed you. This medicine should only be applied to the eye. The recommended dose is one drop in the evening, once daily in each eye. Do not use more than once a day as the effectiveness of treatment may be reduced.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CAREPROST

COMMON

  • longer eyelashes, slight redness and itchiness in eye
  • allergic reaction
  • headaches
  • dry, burning eyes
  • eye pain, tearing or irritation

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Itchy eyes:

Rinse your eyes with preservative-free saline water or apply a cold, wet washcloth.Don't rub your eyes often.

Feeling sick (nausea) or indigestion:

Stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Drowsiness or dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CAREPROST should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

CAREPROST is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

CAREPROST may cause blurred vision for a short time. Do not drive or handle any machines while using this medicine.

KIDNEY

CAREPROST should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

CAREPROST should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not use if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Bimatoprost or any other ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

CAREPROST should be used with caution in patients with severe heart disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have any,

  • breathing problems
  • eye problems

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other eye drops.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Bimatoprost
Pharmacological Category :   Prostaglandin
Therapeutic Indication :  

Antiglaucoma

Dosage Forms :   Eye drops

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT CAREPROST

Can I use other eye drops along with CAREPROST?

If you have to use other eye drops, wait for at least 5 minutes before using them. You should inform your doctor if you are using any other medicine too as it may interfere with this medicine.

Why should contact lenses be removed before applying CAREPROST?

It is recommended to remove the contact lenses before applying this medicine. It contains benzalkonium chloride which may get absorbed by the contact lenses and discolor them. The contact lenses can be re-inserted 15 minutes after you have applied the medicine.

What is CAREPROST used for?

It is used to treat certain diseases of the eye like open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension which occurs in many people as they grow older.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Anti-adrenergic drugs and drugs for glaucoma. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 155.

2. Ember. M Smyth, Tilo Grosser, and Garret A.Fitzgerald. Lipid derived Autocoids:Eicosonides and platelet activating factor. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 952.

3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 144-45.

4. Smyth EM, FitzGerald GA. The Eicosanoids: Prostaglandins, Tromboxanes, Leukotriens, & Related Compounds. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 328.

5. Douglas G Day, Thomas R Walters, Gail F Schwartz, Thomas K Mundorf, Charlie Liu, Rhett M Schiffman and Marina Bejanian. Bimatoprost 0.03% preservative-free ophthalmic solution versus bimatoprost 0.03% ophthalmic solution (Lumigan) for glaucoma or ocular hypertension: a 12-week, randomised, double-masked trial: The British journal of ophthalamology. June 6, 2013; [Accessed Dec 7, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3717762/

6. Excel vision, Valeant Pharma Poland Sp. z o.o; [Revised Jan 2019] [Accessed Dec 7, 2020] https://mri.cts-mrp.eu/human/downloads/DK_H_2568_001_FinalPL.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Tonometry
  • Ophthalmoscopy (dilated eye exam)
  • Perimetry (visual field test)
  • Gonioscopy
  • Pachymetry

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    15
    Ingredient
    BIMATOPROST 0.03%W/V
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Careprost Eye Drops 3ml

Careprost Eye Drops 3ml Mkt: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

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