Lumigan Eye Drops is used for Glaucoma, Lengthening eyelashes, Ocular hypertension and other conditions. Lumigan Eye Drops may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Lumigan Eye Drops contains Bimatoprost as an active ingredient.
Lumigan Eye Drops works by increasing flow of fluids out of eye and decreasing pressure.
Detailed information related to Lumigan Eye Drops's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.


Lumigan Eye Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Learn more: Uses


The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Lumigan Eye Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.


Before using Lumigan Eye Drops, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Aphakic patients
  • Do not touch the dropper to any surface
  • Drops not to be used at the same time as contact lenses
  • Eye color may change
  • Pre-existing eye inflammation
  • Remove contact lenses before using this medication; they can be put in 15 minutes after the medication is applied
  • Risk factors for macular edema
  • Risk of bacterial infection
  • This medication has a possibility of darkening your eye color or your eyelashes
  • Torn posterior lens capsule

Interactions with Lumigan Eye Drops

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Lumigan Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Lumigan Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:

When not to use Lumigan Eye Drops

Hypersensitivity to Lumigan Eye Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Lumigan Eye Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Absent eye lens
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Inflammation of the iris
  • Inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • Macular swelling and degeneration of the eye

Composition and Active Ingredients

Lumigan Eye Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Lumigan Eye Drops is available in the following packages and strengths
Lumigan Eye Drops - Packages: 3 ml
Lumigan Eye Drops - Strengths: 3ML

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Lumigan Eye Drops safe to use when pregnant?
    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Lumigan Eye Drops safe while breastfeeding?
    Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Lumigan Eye Drops be used for glaucoma and lengthening eyelashes?
    Yes, glaucoma and lengthening eyelashes are among the most common reported uses for Lumigan Eye Drops. Please do not use Lumigan Eye Drops for glaucoma and lengthening eyelashes without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Lumigan Eye Drops.
  • Should I use Lumigan Eye Drops empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported using Lumigan Eye Drops anytime. However, this may not be reflective of how you should use this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Lumigan Eye Drops.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Lumigan Eye Drops medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Lumigan Eye Drops. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Lumigan Eye Drops

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Lumigan Eye Drops

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Lumigan Eye Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Lumigan Eye Drops

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Lumigan Eye Drops.

Expired Lumigan Eye Drops

  • Taking a single dose of expired Lumigan Eye Drops is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020.
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