What should I know before taking this drug
Additional information if any
Dipivefrine is prescription drug. It is sold from the pharmacy store only in the presence of written instructions known as prescription from a licensed healthcare provider.
Dipivefrine is pronounced as: dye pi VEF rin
Do not use dipivefrin if you have history of cataract surgery or you are using contact lenses.
Do not use if you have closed angle glaucoma.
Safety of dipivefrin is not established in children.
Dipivefrin belongs to FDA pregnancy category B. This means that metformin is safe during pregnancy and is not expected to cause any harm to the unborn baby. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning for conception.
It is not known whether dipivefrin passes into breast milk or if it could harm the baby. Do not take dipivefrin with out first talking to doctor if you are breast feeding baby.
Dipivefrin is available in the form of eye drops.
Use one drop in the morning and night.
If it is almost the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at same time to cover up the missed dose.
In case of overdose contact your nearest poison control centre or emergency medical centre for immediate care by physician.
Side effects for dipivefrin are
- Irregular heart beat
- Itchiness in the eyes
- Difficult breating
- Headache and confusion
Store dipivefrin at room temp (25 degrees C / 77 degrees F). Avoid excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight, never store in the bathroom.
Keep it out of reach of children. Make sure that any left over portion is disposed off safely.