• Eye drops
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Ocular hypertension from open-angle glaucoma
Back to: Full Site NavigationSkip to: side effects sectionSkip to: What to expect sectionSkip to: Risks and warnings sectionSkip to: Tips from users and pharmacists

Controls glaucoma and pressure in your eyes.

Skip Upsides & Downsides section. Skip to side effects section.
Lower-cost generic available

Our bottom line

An effective control of high pressure in the eye. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.


  • Easy to use, with one drop daily in the evening.
  • Can use with other eye drops, if needed for better results.
  • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.


  • Can cause your eye and eyelashes to appear more brown, regardless of their original color.
  • Can increase the length, thickness and number of eyelashes.
  • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.

Save on your next Lumigan (Bimatoprost) prescription

Get the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.

What to expect when you take Lumigan (Bimatoprost)

Skip what to expect section. Skip to Risks & Warnings section.
Tips from our pharmacists
  • Wash your hands before putting drops in your eyes.
  • Don’t touch the dropper tip to your eye or hands.
  • If you wear contacts, take them out first and wait 15 minutes after you use the dropper before you replace them.
  • After putting the drop in your eye, press one finger to the inner corner and press lightly for 1 minute.
  • If you use another eye drop, wait 5 minutes between drops.
Skip side effects sections. Skip to What to Expect and Pharmacists Tips section.

Side effects for Lumigan (Bimatoprost)

Filter group. All currently selected
Filter group. All currently selected

These are side effects of Lumigan (Bimatoprost) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.

0 reports

Risks and Warnings for Lumigan (Bimatoprost)

Skip Risks and Warnings section. Skip to Tips section.
    • Higher risk if:
    • Replacing contact lenses to soon

    You must wait 15 minutes before replacing contact lenses. If replaced too soon the lenses may darken and be damaged.

Means that some groups have a high risk of experiencing this side effect

Tips from pharmacists and people taking Lumigan (Bimatoprost)

Final section. Do you want to return to drug navigation?
The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits