IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment

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IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment Drug and Prescription Information

IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment

IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment Medication Classification

IDOXURIDINE (Into the eye)

IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment Brandname

IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment is used for the Treatment

Idoxuridine (eye-dox-YOOR-i-deen) (For the eyes)Treats virus infections of the eye.

When To Not Use IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to idoxuridine.

How Should You Use IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment

Ointment, Drop

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to. This medicine is not for long-term use.
  • Wash your hands before and after using the medicine.
  • Shake the eye drops well just before each use.
  • Lie down or tilt your head back. With your index finger, pull down the lower lid of your eye to form a pocket.
  • To use the eye drops: Hold the dropper close to your eye with the other hand. Drop the correct number of drops into the pocket made between your lower lid and eyeball. Gently close your eyes. Place your index finger over the inner corner of your eye for 1 minute. Do not rinse or wipe the dropper or allow it to touch anything, including your eye. Put the cap on the bottle right away. Keep the bottle upright when you are not using it.
  • To use the ointment: Hold the tip of the tube close to your eye with the other hand. Avoid touching the tip of the tube to your eye or finger. Squeeze a ribbon of ointment into the pocket between your lower lid and eyeball. Close your eyes for 1 to 2 minutes. Wipe the tip with a clean tissue and close the tube tightly. Keep the tube tightly closed when you are not using it.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. 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 for a missed dose.

Proper IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment Storage

Store IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Check with your doctor before using any other products in your eyes, especially if they contain boric acid.

IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Call your doctor if your eye infection is not better or if it is worse after one week of treatment.

IDOXURIDINE (Ophthalmic) (Ointment Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe eye burning, pain, or itching
  • Severe swelling of eyes, eyelids, or face
  • Increased redness or irritation than before you started using the medicine
  • Worsening of eyesight
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Sensitivity to bright light
  • Mild burning, itching, or redness

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