Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

If you will be using this medicine for more than a few weeks, your eye doctor will check your eyes at regular visits to make sure it is working properly and is not causing unwanted effects.

Serious eye or vision problems (eg, retinal detachment) may occur during treatment with this medicine. Check with your doctor right away if you are seeing flashes or sparks of light, seeing floating spots before the eyes, or a veil or curtain appearing across part of your vision.

For patients using the eye drops or eye gel:

  • This medicine may make you have trouble seeing at night or in dim light. Do not drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are not able to see well.

For patients using the eye insert:

  • For the first several hours after you insert this unit in the eye, your vision may be blurred or there may be a change in your near or far vision, especially at night. Therefore, insert this unit in the eye at bedtime, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. If this unit is inserted in the eye at any other time of the day, make sure your vision is clear before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are not able to see well.