steroid and antibiotic eye drops
GENERIC NAME: STEROID AND ANTIBIOTIC EYE DROPS
USES: This medication is used to treat eye infections.
HOW TO USE: For maximum effect, this medication must be used routinely as prescribed. Continue using it for the full time prescribed. Stopping this medication too soon may not clear the infection and could result in a relapse of the infection. If the product is a suspension, shake it well before each dose. To apply eye drops, wash hands first. To avoid contamination, be careful not to touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface. 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. Place one finger at the corner of the eye near the nose and apply gentle pressure. This will prevent the medication from draining away from the eye. Try not to blink and do not rub the eye. Do not rinse the dropper. If you are using another kind of eye drop, wait at least five minutes before applying other medications.
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