Ocular allergy/inflammation:

Indications for: MAXITROL

Ocular inflammation associated with infection.

Adult Dosage:

Severe: Initially 1–2 drops hourly. Mild: initially 1–2 drops up to 4–6 times daily. Ointment may be used adjunctively with drops at bedtime. Then prolong dosing interval as condition improves; max 20mL or 8g per therapeutic course.

Children Dosage:

<2yrs: not established.

MAXITROL Contraindications:

Fungal, viral, or mycobacterial infections of the cornea and conjunctiva. Hypersensitivity to corticosteroids.

MAXITROL Warnings/Precautions:

Not for injection. Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. Aminoglycoside cross-sensitivity; discontinue if hypersensitivity develops. May mask signs of acute purulent or parasitic infection. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

See Also:

MAXITROL Classification:

Antibiotics + steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Allergic sensitization, increased intraocular pressure, cataracts, corneal perforation, optic nerve damage, visual defects, delayed wound healing, bleb formation, allergic dermatitis.

Drug Elimination:


Generic Drug Availability:


How Supplied:

Susp—5mL; Oint—3.5g