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Adult Dosing .
Dosage forms: 0.3%/0.05% susp
- [1 gtt in eye(s) q4-6h]
- Info: for ocular inflammation w/ superficial bacterial infection or risk; taper dose gradually to D/C if long-term use; for severe dz, may start 1 gtt q2h x1-2 days, then taper dose gradually to D/C
Peds Dosing .
- Dosage forms: 0.3%/0.05% susp
- [>2 yo]
- Dose: 1 gtt in eye(s) q4-6h; Info: for ocular inflammation w/ superficial bacterial infection or risk; taper dose gradually to D/C if long-term use; for severe dz, may start 1 gtt q2h x1-2 days, then taper dose gradually to D/C
- hypersens. to drug/class/compon.
- ocular viral infection
- ocular mycobacterial infection
- ocular fungal infection
- avoid abrupt withdrawal (long-term use)
- caution if cataract surgery
- caution if corneal or scleral thinning
Drug Interactions .
- local ocular corticosteroid effects
- bromfenac ophthalmic
- diclofenac ophthalmic
- flurbiprofen ophthalmic
- ketorolac ophthalmic
- nepafenac ophthalmic
Adverse Reactions .
- secondary ocular infection
- delayed ocular wound healing
- glaucoma (long-term use)
- cataracts (long-term use)
- visual acuity defect (long-term use)
- hypersensitivity rxn
- ocular pain
- eyelid pruritus
- eyelid edema
- conjunctival hyperemia
- IOP incr.
Metabolism: see individual drugs
Excretion: see individual drugs
Mechanism of Action
see individual drugs
Manufacturer: Alcon Laboratories Inc.
Approximate Retail Price
- 0.3%/0.05% (1 eye dropper, 5mL): $162.99
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