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Sterility of Dropper Tip
Patients should be advised to not touch dropper tip to any surface, as this may contaminate the contents.
Concomitant Use of Contact Lenses
Patients should be advised not to wear a contact lens if their eye is red. Patients should be advised that LASTACAFT™ (alcaftadine ophthalmic solution) should not be used to treat contact lens-related irritation. Patients should also be advised to remove contact lenses prior to instillation of LASTACAFT™ (alcaftadine ophthalmic solution) . The preservative in LASTACAFT™ (alcaftadine ophthalmic solution) , benzalkonium chloride, may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Lenses may be reinserted after 10 minutes following administration of LASTACAFT™ (alcaftadine ophthalmic solution) .
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/20/2010
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