Freshkote

Generic Name: Polyvinylpyrrolidone

  • What is Freshkote?

    Freshkote is an eye drop medicine used to treat moderate to severe dry eye.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Freshkote?

    Stop using Freshkote and tell your doctor if you experience eye pain, changes in your vision, continued redness or irritation of your eye, or if your condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours.

  • Who should not take Freshkote?

    Do not use Freshkote if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Freshkote?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Freshkote. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults: Apply 1-2 drops into the affected eye(s) 3-4 times a day.

  • How should I take Freshkote?

    Apply Freshkote exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Replace the cap of the dropper bottle after using this medication.

  • What should I avoid while taking Freshkote?

    Do not use Freshkote if the seal is damaged or missing at the time of purchase.

    Do not allow the dropper tip of the bottle to touch any surface, as this can contaminate Freshkote.

    Do not use Freshkote if the solution changes color or becomes cloudy.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Freshkote?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Freshkote at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Freshkote?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: allergic reactions, changes in your vision, continued eye redness or irritation, eye pain, worsening of your eye condition

  • Can I receive Freshkote if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Freshkote during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Freshkote?

    If you miss a dose of Freshkote, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply two doses at once.

  • How should I store Freshkote?

    Store at room temperature.