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physostigmine-ophthalmic solution

GENERIC NAME: PHYSOSTIGMINE - OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION (fye-so-STIG-meen, off-THAL-mick)

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USES: This medication reduces pressure in the eye. It is used to treat glaucoma.

HOW TO USE: To apply eye drops, wash hands first. Be careful not to touch the dropper or let it touch your eye to avoid contamination. Tilt your head back, gaze upward and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Place dropper directly over eye and administer the prescribed number of drops. Look downward and gently close your eye for 1 to 2 minutes. Try not to blink and do not rub the eye. Do not rinse the dropper. If more than one type of eye drop is to be used, wait at least 5 minutes before using any other eye medication.




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