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Phospholine Iodide Consumer (continued)
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially: other eye medications, certain drugs for myasthenia gravis (e.g., pyridostigmine, neostigmine), succinylcholine.
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
OVERDOSE: This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If swallowing or overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: increased saliva, irregular/slow heartbeat, nausea, diarrhea, increased sweating.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., eye exams) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: If you are prescribed this medication on a once- or twice-daily schedule and miss a dose, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Ask your doctor ahead of time what you should do if you miss a dose while using this medication on another schedule besides a daily one.
STORAGE: Store the unmixed product in the refrigerator at 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) away from light and moisture. The mixed solution may be stored at room temperature about 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) for up to 4 weeks. Do not freeze. Do not store in the bathroom. Discard the mixed solution if it changes color, becomes cloudy, or develops particles. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Information last revised March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
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- Phospholine Iodide FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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