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Omnipred Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
- What are the possible side effects of prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
- What is the most important information I should know about prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
- How should I use prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Omnipred)?
- What happens if I overdose (Omnipred)?
- What should I avoid while using prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
- What other drugs will affect prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Omnipred)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember the missed dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Omnipred)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of prednisolone ophthalmic is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
Do not wear any contact lens that has not been approved by your doctor.
Do not use prednisolone ophthalmic while you are wearing contact lenses. This medication may contain a preservative that can be absorbed by soft contact lenses and cause discoloration. Wait at least 15 minutes after using prednisolone ophthalmic before putting your contact lenses in.
Do not use any other eye medications unless your doctor has prescribed them.
Prednisolone ophthalmic can cause side effects that may impair your vision. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect prednisolone ophthalmic (Omnipred)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on prednisolone used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. 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 prednisolone 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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