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Zylet Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
- What are the possible side effects of loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
- What is the most important information I should know about loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
- How should I use loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Zylet)?
- What happens if I overdose (Zylet)?
- What should I avoid while using loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
- What other drugs will affect loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Zylet)?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next regularly scheduled dose as directed. Do not use a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Zylet)?
An overdose of loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic is unlikely to threaten life.
If an overdose is suspected, or if the drops have been ingested, contact an emergency room or poison control center for advice.
What should I avoid while using loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
Do not touch the dropper or tube opening to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper or tube opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in the eye.
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Tobramycin ophthalmic may cause blurred vision. If you experience blurred vision, avoid these activities.
If you wear contact lenses, ask your doctor if you should wear them during treatment with tobramycin ophthalmic. After applying the medication, wait at least 15 minutes before inserting contact lenses, unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
Do not use other eye drops or medications during treatment with tobramycin ophthalmic unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including the eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in the eye.
If you wear contact lenses, remove them before applying loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic. Ask your doctor if contact lenses can be reinserted after application of the medication. Loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic may contain a preservative (benzalkonium chloride), which may cause discoloration of contact lenses.
What other drugs will affect loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic (Zylet)?
Do not use other eye drops or eye medications during treatment with loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic without first talking to your doctor.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about loteprednol and tobramycin ophthalmic written for health professionals that you may read.
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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