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Besivance Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
- What are the possible side effects of besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
- What is the most important information I should know about besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
- How should I use besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Besivance)?
- What happens if I overdose (Besivance)?
- What should I avoid while using besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
- What other drugs will affect besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Besivance)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Besivance)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of besifloxacin ophthalmic is not likely to cause life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
Do not use this medication while you are wearing contact lenses. Besifloxacin ophthalmic may contain a preservative that can be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using the medication 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 besifloxacin ophthalmic (Besivance)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on besifloxacin used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about besifloxacin 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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