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Bimatoprost Topical

Vu, Clara; Luke, Janiene

Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association: September/October 2017 - Volume 9 - Issue 5 - p 260–263
doi: 10.1097/JDN.0000000000000337
DEPARTMENTS: Drugs in Dermatology
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ABSTRACT The purpose of this column is to highlight common medications in clinical dermatology—specifically, their usage, efficacy, side effects, and available alternatives. In this article, we discuss the mechanism of action, clinical use, secondary effects, and principle alternatives of topical bimatoprost 0.03% (trade name, Latisse).

Clara Vu, BA, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.

Janiene Luke, MD, Department of Dermatology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Janiene Luke, MD, Department of Dermatology, Loma Linda University, 11370 Anderson Street, Suite 2600, Loma Linda, CA 92354. E-mail: jdluke@llu.edu

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