What is Zymaxid?Zymaxid is an eyedrop drop used to treat bacterial eye infections.
What is the most important information I should know about Zymaxid?Prolonged use of Zymaxid may result in overgrowth of bacteria, including fungi. If symptoms still persists, contact your doctor.
Do not wear contact lenses if you have signs of an eye infection or during the course of therapy with Zymaxid.
Who should not take Zymaxid?Do not use Zymaxid if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Zymaxid?Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Zymaxid. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you wear contact lenses, are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
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 and children >1 year: Apply 1 drop every 2 hours in the affected eye(s) while awake, up to 8 times on Day 1. Apply 1 drop 2-4 times a day in the affected eye(s) while awake on Days 2-7.
How should I take Zymaxid?Use Zymaxid only as directed by your doctor.
What should I avoid while taking Zymaxid?Do not wear contact lenses during therapy with Zymaxid.
What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Zymaxid?No significant interactions have been reported with Zymaxid at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
What are the possible side effects of Zymaxid?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: worsening of eye inflammation/redness, eye pain or irritation, mild taste after applying the drop
Can I receive Zymaxid if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?The effects of Zymaxid 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 Zymaxid?Apply the missed dose 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 Zymaxid?Store at room temperature and protect from freezing.
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