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Ganfort Eye Drops Bimatoprost/Timolol Maleate and/or alternatives
Ganfort 0.5%/0.03%Manufacturer: Allergan Source Country : Turkey
Shipped from : Turkey
Ganfort 0.5%/0.03%Manufacturer: Allergan Ltd Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
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Description of Ganfort Eye Drops
Bimatoprost and Timolol are generic names of Ganfort Eye Drops. Each ml of Ganfort Eye Drops contains 5 mg of timolol and 0.3 mg of bimatoprost. It is an ophthalmic solution, and you can buy Ganfort Eye Drops once it has been prescribed by your doctor. Some of the other ingredients include benzalkonium chloride, sodium phosphate dibasic heptahydrate, sodium chloride, purified water, citric acid monohydrate, sodium hydroxide, or hydrochloric acid.
Indications & Dosage of Ganfort Eye Drops
Ganfort Eye Drops are prescribed to patients who have elevated levels of intraocular pressure. It is also prescribed to patients for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The drug works by decreasing the amount of fluid produced in your eyes and draining it from the eye chambers, thereby lowering intraocular pressure. Ganfort Eye Drops is not a cure for this eye condition; it only helps control it.
Ganfort Eye Drops is for topical use only. The recommended initial dosage is one drop of Ganfort Eye Drops 0.3mg/5mg once a day. It should be administered in the eye in the morning. While administering the eye drop, follow the instructions in the label or as your doctor has advised. It is also advisable to use Ganfort Eye Drops 0.3mg/5mg every morning at the same time as this will help ease pressure in a better way.
Side Effects & Interactions of Ganfort Eye Drops
Ganfort Eye Drops can lead to mild or moderate side effects such as:
- Redness of the eyelids and swelling of the eye
- Redness of the eyes followed by irritation, discomfort, and sensitivity to light
- Crusting, drainage, and oozing from your eyelids or eyes
- Unusual mood changes including confusion, depression, hallucinations, and suicidal thoughts
- Breathing problems, gasping for breath, and wheezing
- Rapid weight gain or flatulence, and swelling
- Uneven or fast heart rate and chest pain
- Shortness of breath
- Tiredness or weakness and lethargy
There are some adverse effects of Ganfort Eye Drops that may require immediate medical help if they surface:
- Double vision, blurred vision, and drooping eyelids
- Stinging or burning sensation in your eyes
- Mild to severe headache, lightheadedness, and drowsiness
- Tingling sensation and numbness in the hands or feet
- Ringing in the ears
- Nausea followed by vomiting
- Stomach pain, upset stomach, and diarrhea
- Pain on the eyelid
- Swelling of the conjunctiva
- Excessive tear production
Ganfort Eye Drops is known to interact with other drugs like albuterol, salmeterol, theophylline, fluticasone, epinephrine, methyldopa, hydroxyzine, arformoterol, and isoetharine.
Warnings & Precautions of Ganfort Eye Drops
One of the important precautions is to buy Ganfort Eye Drops prior to the expiry date. When self-administering the drug, ensure that the tip of the bottle doesn't touch your eyes. It should not be administered simultaneously with other eye drops unless advised by your doctor. You should administer Ganfort Eye Drops at least 10-15 minutes after using any other ophthalmic solution. After using this eye solution, it is advised not to operate any heavy machinery or drive.
You need to discuss your medical history with the doctor prior to beginning Ganfort Eye Drops treatment. You need to inform your doctor if you are:
- Suffering from an eye infection like conjunctivitis
- Using any other ophthalmic solution
- Going in for an eye surgery or if you recently underwent an eye surgery
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