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Dosing Information

There is only one standard recommended dose of Zioptan, regardless of your age or weight. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Zioptan Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects of Zioptan

Just like any medicine, Zioptan may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
 
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of Zioptan include but are not limited to:
 
  • Red eyes
  • Stinging
  • Itchy eyes.
 
(Click Zioptan Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Zioptan may react with a few other medications (see Zioptan Drug Interactions).
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you:
 
  • Have an inflammatory eye condition, such as iritis or uveitis
  • Have any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Zioptan Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use this product.)
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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