gatifloxacin ophthalmic (cont.)
What happens if I miss a dose (Zymar, Zymaxid)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Zymar, Zymaxid)?
An overdose of gatifloxacin ophthalmic is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.
What should I avoid while using gatifloxacin ophthalmic (Zymar, Zymaxid)?
You should not wear contact lenses while you still have active symptoms of the eye infection you are treating.
Do not use other eye medications during treatment with gatifloxacin ophthalmic unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect gatifloxacin ophthalmic (Zymar, Zymaxid)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on gatifloxacin ophthalmic used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medicines you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about gatifloxacin 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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