Dosing Information for Levofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution
The dose of levofloxacin ophthalmic solution your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on the type and severity of the infection being treated. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
As with any medication, it is possible to use too much levofloxacin ophthalmic solution. Using too much of this medication may cause eye irritation or discomfort, but is usually not considered dangerous. However, it is a good idea to seek immediate medical attention if you may have overdosed on this medication, or have taken it by mouth.
It is important to try to remember all doses. However, if you happen to forget a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose.
The eye drops should be stored at room temperature, in the original container. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
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