Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
If you wear contact lenses, you may need to take them out while using these eye drops. Ask your doctor if you can wear your lenses while you are using this medicine. The medicine may leave a film on soft contact lenses.
Wash your hands before and after using the medicine.
Shake the eye drops well just before each use.
Lie down or tilt your head back. With your index finger, pull down the lower lid of your eye to form a pocket.
Hold the dropper close to your eye with the other hand. Drop the correct number of drops into the pocket made between your lower lid and eyeball. Gently close your eyes. Place your index finger over the inner corner of your eye for 1 minute. Do not rinse or wipe the dropper or allow it to touch anything, including your eye. Put the cap on the bottle right away.
Never share your medicine with anyone.
If a dose is missed:
If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.
Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver or kidney disease.
Tell your doctor if you get an eye infection, have an eye injury, or have eye surgery while being treated with this medicine. You may need to get a new bottle of the eye drops to help prevent an eye infection or keep an infection from getting worse.
If your eyes or eyelids become red, itchy, or swollen when you use the drops, stop using the medicine and tell your doctor right away.