Lashisma Eye Solution
- Manufacturer : Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Latisse
- Generic Brands : Bimatoprost
Lashisma Eye Drop is used for treating ocular hypertension (by draining fluid from the eye) or increased pressure in the eye and open-angle glaucoma. It comes in the form of eye drops. This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to any ingredient of Lashisma Eye Drop drops. Lashisma Eye Drop is included in a class of medications called prostaglandin analogs.
Lashisma Opthalmic Solution is a prostaglandin analogue. It works by increasing the natural flow of fluid from the eye, thereby lowering pressure in the eye.
This medication should not be taken by those who are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, are breastfeeding and have some eye infection, swelling, inflammation or injury. A doctor should be informed before starting this medication if you are allergic to any drug or food, will be having eye surgery, have any other type of glaucoma or are taking any medicine or drug (homeopathic, herbal or otherwise).
Some serious side effects of Lashisma Eye Drop include growth in number of eyelashes, blindness, bloody eye, change in colour vision, blurred vision, dryness in the eye, fever, chills, loss of strength, night blindness, redness, burning, itching, pain, swelling and tunnel vision. Some other side effects include body ache, cough, headache, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, tiredness, eye discharge, excessive tearing, increased sensitivity to light, darkening of eyelashes and increase in growth of hair.
This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.
In addition to its intended effect, Lashisma Eye Drop may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Lashisma Opthalmic Solution 3ml may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lashisma Opthalmic Solution 3ml is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Lashisma Opthalmic Solution 3ml that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Lashisma Opthalmic Solution 3ml may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Lashisma helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
For best results, put one drop once a day in the evening/night in the affected eye(s).
Lashisma may cause brown pigmentation of the iris which may be permanent.
Your eyelashes may become more dense and eyelid skin may darken. These changes should disappear after discontinuing Lashisma.
Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop.
Lashisma Opthalmic Solution is used in the treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma.
Bimatoprost is used to reduce intraocular pressure in individuals with narrow-angle glaucoma, intraocular hypertension, or other eye diseases. This eye drops is also used to treat hypotrichosis of the eyelashes, which increases its thickness, length, and darkness.
Store Lashisma between 36 and 77 degrees F (2 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Lashisma out of the reach of children and away from pets.