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Patients should be instructed to avoid allowing the tip of the dispensing container to contact the eye or surrounding structures.

Patients should be advised that OptiPranolol (metipranolol ophthalmic solution) contains benzalkonium chloride which may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Contact lenses should be removed prior to administration of the solution. Lenses may be reinserted 15 minutes following OptiPranolol (metipranolol ophthalmic solution) administration.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/13/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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