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Eylea Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is aflibercept ophthalmic (Eylea)?
- What are the possible side effects of aflibercept ophthalmic (Eylea)?
- What is the most important information I should know about aflibercept ophthalmic (Eylea)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using aflibercept ophthalmic (Eylea)?
- How is aflibercept ophthalmic given (Eylea)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Eylea)?
- What happens if I overdose (Eylea)?
- What should I avoid while using aflibercept ophthalmic (Eylea)?
- What other drugs will affect aflibercept ophthalmic (Eylea)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Eylea)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your aflibercept injection.
What happens if I overdose (Eylea)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using aflibercept ophthalmic (Eylea)?
This medication may cause blurred vision. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect aflibercept ophthalmic (Eylea)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on aflibercept used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about aflibercept 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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