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USES: This medication is used in the eye to reduce swelling.
HOW TO USE: Use this medication in the eye as directed. Do not apply this more often or continue using this for longer than prescribed. Shake the eye drops before using and apply eye drops to the affected eye(s) as follows: Wash hands first. To avoid contamination, be careful not to touch the tip of the dropper or let it touch your eye. Tilt your head back, gaze upward and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Place dropper directly over eye and administer the prescribed number of drops. Look downward and gently close your eye for 1 to 2 minutes. Place one finger at the corner of the eye near the nose and apply gentle pressure. This will prevent the medication from draining away from the eye. Try not to blink and do not rub the eye. Do not rinse the dropper. Wash hands after use. If symptoms do not improve after 2 days, contact your doctor. If you are using another kind of eye drop, wait at least five minutes before applying other medications.
SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may temporarily sting or burn your eyes when first applied. If this continues or become bothersome or the condition for which this was prescribed does not improve within several days, inform your doctor. Vision may be temporarily unstable for a few minutes after applying this. Use caution if driving or performing duties requiring clear vision. Notify your doctor if you develop: a skin rash, itching, eye pain or redness, other eye discomfort in or around the eyes, headaches. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have: other eye problems, cataracts, allergies. This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take especially of: other eye medication. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222.
NOTES: It is best to avoid wearing contact lenses while using this medication.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered do not use it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double-up the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store between 40 and 77 degrees F (4 to 25 degrees C) away from heat.