apraclonidine ophthalmic (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Iopidine)?
Since apraclonidine ophthalmic is usually given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.
If you are on a dosing schedule and you forget to use your medication, apply 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 (Iopidine)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of apraclonidine ophthalmic used in the eyes is not likely to produce life-threatening side effects, but overdose symptoms may include drowsiness, slow heart rate, and decreased body temperature.
What should I avoid while using apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine)?
Avoid using other medications in your eyes during treatment with apraclonidine unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect apraclonidine ophthalmic (Iopidine)?
Before using apraclonidine ophthalmic, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following medications:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with apraclonidine 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 apraclonidine ophthalmic.
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