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Iopidine Eye Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
- What are the possible side effects of apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
- What is the most important information I should know about apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
- How should I use apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Iopidine Eye)?
- What happens if I overdose (Iopidine Eye)?
- What should I avoid while using apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
- What other drugs will affect apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Iopidine Eye)?
Since apraclonidine ophthalmic is usually given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.
If you are on a dosing schedule and you forget to use your medication, apply 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 (Iopidine Eye)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of apraclonidine ophthalmic used in the eyes is not likely to produce life-threatening side effects, but overdose symptoms may include drowsiness, slow heart rate, and decreased body temperature.
What should I avoid while using apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
Avoid using other medications in your eyes during treatment with apraclonidine unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine Eye)?
Before using apraclonidine ophthalmic, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following medications:
- blood pressure medications; or
- heart rhythm medication.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with apraclonidine ophthalmic. 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 apraclonidine 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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Additional Iopidine Eye Information
- Iopidine Eye Drug Interactions Center: apraclonidine opht
- Iopidine Eye Side Effects Center
- Iopidine Eye Overview including Precautions
- Iopidine Eye FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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