GENERIC NAME: ISOFLUROPHATE - OPHTHALMIC OINTMENT (eye-so-FLEWR-oh-fate, off-THAL-mick)
HOW TO USE: Place ointment inside the lower lid using a sweeping motion. Close eye and roll the eyeball. Remove excess ointment with a tissue. Try not to blink and do not rub the eye. If you are using another kind of eye medication, wait five to ten minutes before applying.
SIDE EFFECTS: Headache, brow ache, or temporary burning or stinging may occur initially. These effects should disappear as your body adjusts to the medication. If they persist or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Vision may be temporarily blurred or unstable after applying. Use caution if driving or performing duties requiring clear vision. This medication may cause your eyes to be sensitive to bright light. Wear sunglasses. Inform your doctor if you develop: changes in vision, eye pain, sweating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, increased urination or salivation, irregular heartbeat. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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