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Lumigan Drug Interactions

If you use latanoprost, tafluprost, or any other eye drops in combination with Lumigan, drug interactions could occur. As a result, the effectiveness of your medications could be reduced, or a precipitate (a solid material) could form. To help prevent drug interactions with Lumigan, tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are using.

An Overview of Lumigan Drug Interactions

Lumigan® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) can potentially interact with a few other medications. Some of these medicines that may lead to Lumigan drug interactions include:
 

 

Lumigan Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Lumigan is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Latanoprost (Xalatan)
Latanoprost and Lumigan are very similar medications (both used to treat high eye pressure and glaucoma). Interestingly, using them together can make them less effective and may actually increase eye pressure. These medications should not be used together.
 
Any Other Eye Drops
Make sure to separate Lumigan and any other eye drop by at least five minutes. Taking them closer together could cause a precipitate (a solid material) to form.
 
Tafluprost
Tafluprost and Lumigan are very similar medications (both are used to treat high eye pressure and glaucoma). Interestingly, using them together can make them less effective and may actually increase eye pressure. These medications should not be used together.
  
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