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Propine Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
- What are the possible side effects of dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
- How should I use dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Propine)?
- What happens if I overdose (Propine)?
- What should I avoid while using dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
- What other drugs will affect dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Propine)?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the 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 (Propine)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine, or if anyone has accidentally swallowed it. An overdose of dipivefrin ophthalmic is unlikely to cause life-threatening side effects.
What should I avoid while using dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
Avoid using any eye medications your doctor has not prescribed.
What other drugs will affect dipivefrin ophthalmic (Propine)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with dipivefrin ophthalmic. 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 dipivefrin 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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