combination antibiotic - topical (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: other products for the skin (e.g., corticosteroids/antiseptics).This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
OVERDOSE: This product may be harmful if swallowed. If swallowing or overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: If your doctor has prescribed this product for you, do not share it with others.If this product has been prescribed for you, use it for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another infection unless told to do so by your doctor. A different medication may be necessary in that case.
MISSED DOSE: If you are using this product on a regular schedule and miss a dose, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not apply more than the usual amount to make up for the missed dose.
STORAGE: Refer to storage information from the manufacturer. If you have questions about storage, ask your pharmacist. Protect from high heat, light, and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Do not freeze. Keep all drug products away from children and pets.If your product is packaged in a tube, replace the cap tightly after each use.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Last Editorial Review: 8/24/2012
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