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Generic: dipivefrin ophthalmic
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It is used in the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye.
               



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What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other eye products without asking your doctor or health care professional.

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular eye pressure exams. Ask your doctor or health care professional if you should keep using this medicine if you injure your eyes, get an eye infection, or need eye surgery.

If your eyes become more sensitive to light while you are using this medicine, stay out of bright light and wear sunglasses.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • inflamed or infected eye or eyelids

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • tearing, stinging, itching or burning eyes immediately after using this medicine
  • sensitivity of eyes to light
  • dizziness
  • headache

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Do not freeze. Protect from light. Throw away any unused solution after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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