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Ocufen Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
- What are the possible side effects of flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
- What is the most important information I should know about flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before I receive flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
- How should I use flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Ocufen)?
- What happens if I overdose (Ocufen)?
- What should I avoid after I receive flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
- What other drugs will affect flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Ocufen)?
Call your doctor if you miss a dose of this medication. The timing of your doses in relation to your surgery is very important for the medication to be effective.
What happens if I overdose (Ocufen)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid after I receive flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
Do not wear any contact lens that has not been approved by your doctor.
Do not use other eye medications during treatment with flurbiprofen ophthalmic unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect flurbiprofen ophthalmic (Ocufen)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with flurbiprofen ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about flurbiprofen 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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