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I went to my ophthalmologist yesterday and she gave me a

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I went to my ophthalmologist yesterday and she gave me a prescription dated 12-5-16. Do I have to get this filled this month or can I wait until January?
I have been using "Lotemax gel" eye drops. The prescription is written for "Lotemax". Is this the same?
Thanks very much!!
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Yes, this is the same and yes you can wait til Jan 2017. No issues

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

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