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Azasite Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
- What are the possible side effects of azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
- What is the most important information I should know about azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
- How should I use azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Azasite)?
- What happens if I overdose (Azasite)?
- What should I avoid while taking azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
- What other drugs will affect azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Azasite)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Azasite)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
Do not use this medication while wearing contact lenses. Azithromycin ophthalmic may contain a preservative that can discolor soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using azithromycin ophthalmic before putting your contact lenses in.
You should not wear contact lenses while you still have active symptoms of the eye infection you are treating.
What other drugs will affect azithromycin ophthalmic (Azasite)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on azithromycin ophthalmic used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medicines you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about azithromycin ophthalmic.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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