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Livostin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
- What are the possible side effects of levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
- Who should not use levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
- How should I use levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Livostin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Livostin)?
- What should I avoid while using levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
- What other drugs will affect levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Livostin)?
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 (Livostin)?
An overdose of this medication is unlikely to occur. If you do suspect an overdose, call an emergency room or poison control center near you. If the drops have been ingested (taken by mouth), drink plenty of fluid and call an emergency center for advice.
What should I avoid while using levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
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.
Levocabastine ophthalmic contains a preservative (benzalkonium chloride), so do not wear contact lenses during therapy with with this medication. Contact lenses can be used again after therapy with levocabastine has ended.
Avoid other eyedrops unless your doctor approves.
What other drugs will affect levocabastine ophthalmic (Livostin)?
Avoid other eye medications unless they are approved by your doctor.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with levocabastine 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 levocabastine 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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