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Avoid Contamination Of The Product
Advise patients to avoid contaminating the applicator tip with material from the eye, finger, or other source.
Avoid Contact Lens Wear
Advise patients not to wear contact lenses if they have signs and symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis.
Systemically administered quinolones, including levofloxacin, have been associated with hypersensitivity reactions, even following a single dose. Advise patients to discontinue use immediately and contact their physician at the first sign of a rash or allergic reaction.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/13/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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