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Slowed Or Delayed Healing
Advise patients of the possibility that slow or delayed healing may occur while using NSAIDs.
Sterility Of Dropper Tip
Advise patients to not touch dropper tip to any surface, as this may contaminate the contents.
Use of the same bottle for both eyes is not recommended with topical eye drops that are used in association with surgery.
Concomitant Use Of Contact Lenses
Advise patients that contact lenses should not be worn during the use of this product. The preservative in Xibrom, benzalkonium chloride, may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Lenses may be reinserted after 10 minutes following administration of Xibrom.
Concomitant Topical Ocular Therapy
Advise patients that if more than one topical ophthalmic medication is being used, the medicines should be administered at least 5 minutes apart
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/7/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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