trifluridine ophthalmic (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Trifluridine, Viroptic)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember the missed dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Trifluridine, Viroptic)?
Rinse the eye with water and seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of trifluridine ophthalmic is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while taking trifluridine ophthalmic (Trifluridine, Viroptic)?
This medication may cause blurred vision. Be careful if you drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that requires you to be able to see clearly.
Avoid using other eye medications while using trifluridine ophthalmic, unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect trifluridine ophthalmic (Trifluridine, Viroptic)?
There may be other drugs that can affect trifluridine ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has information about trifluridine ophthalmic written for health professionals that you may read.
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