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Isopto Hyoscine Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- What are the possible side effects of scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- What is the most important information I should know about scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- Who should not use scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- How should I use scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- What happens if I overdose (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- What should I avoid while using scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- What other drugs will affect scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Isopto Hyoscine)?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next one as directed. Do not use a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Isopto Hyoscine)?
Flush the eye with water and seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a scopolamine ophthalmic overdose include headache, fast heartbeat, dry mouth and skin, unusual drowsiness, and flushing.
What should I avoid while using scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Scopolamine ophthalmic may cause blurred vision. If you experience blurred vision, avoid these activities. The effects of even one drop of this medication can last for up to 3 days. Be sure that your vision is clear before attempting any activity that could be dangerous.
Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye.
Scopolamine ophthalmic may make your eyes more sensitive to light. Protect your eyes when you are going to be in bright light.
Scopolamine ophthalmic eye drops contain a preservative (benzalkonium chloride), so do not wear soft contact lenses when the eye drops are being inserted.
What other drugs will affect scopolamine ophthalmic (Isopto Hyoscine)?
Avoid other eye medications unless they are approved by your doctor.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with scopolamine ophthalmic. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about scopolamine ophthalmic written for health professionals that you may read.
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 Isopto Hyoscine Information
- Isopto Hyoscine Drug Interactions Center: scopolamine hbr opht
- Isopto Hyoscine Side Effects Center
- Isopto Hyoscine Overview including Precautions
- Isopto Hyoscine FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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