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Quixin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
- What are the possible side effects of levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
- How should I use levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Quixin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Quixin)?
- What should I avoid while using levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
- What other drugs will affect levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Quixin)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Quixin)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of levofloxacin ophthalmic is not likely to cause life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
Do not use this medication while you are wearing contact lenses. This medication may contain a preservative that can be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using levofloxacin ophthalmic before putting your contact lenses in.
You should not wear contact lenses while you still have active symptoms of the eye infection you are treating.
What other drugs will affect levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on levofloxacin ophthalmic. But many drugs can interact with each other.
Oral levofloxacin taken by mouth can interact with caffeine, theophylline (Theo-Dur, Elixophyllin, Respbid, Uniphyl, and others) or blood thinners such as warfarin (Coumadin). Tell your doctor if you take any of these medications.
Your doctor should know 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 doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about levofloxacin 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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