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If unoprostone ophthalmic solution is used with bimatoprost (Latisse), its effectiveness may be reduced as a result of the drug interaction. Although unoprostone can be used in combination with most other eye drops, you may need to separate your doses of the eye drops by several minutes.

An Overview of Unoprostone Ophthalmic Solution Interactions

Unoprostone ophthalmic solution (Rescula®) may react with a few other eye drop medications. Some of the drugs that can interact with unoprostone ophthalmic solution include but are not limited to:
   

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Unoprostone Ophthalmic Solution

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when unoprostone ophthalmic solution is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Bimatoprost
Using bimatoprost eye drops in combination with unoprostone ophthalmic solution could make unoprostone ophthalmic solution less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider about this potential interaction before using these medicines together.
 
Other Eye Drops
Unoprostone ophthalmic solution can be used in combination with most other eye drops. However, you must separate your dose of unoprostone ophthalmic solution and your dose of any other eye drop by at least five minutes. This allows the first eye drop to absorb into the eye before the next one is administered. In general, it does not matter which medicine you use first, as long as you separate them.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all unoprostone ophthalmic solution drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
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