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Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

MAXIDEX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Dexamethasone 0.1%; oph susp; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MAXIDEX:

Ocular inflammation.

Adults and Children:

Instill 1–2 drops in the affected eye(s). Severe: may administer hourly, then taper as condition improves. Mild: may administer up to 4–6 times daily.

Contraindications:

Acute, untreated bacterial, fungal, mycobacterial, epithelial herpes simplex, or viral (except herpes zoster) infections of the eye.

Warnings/Precautions:

Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure if used for ≥10 days. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Local irritation, ocular discomfort, increased intraocular pressure, cataracts, corneal perforations, optic nerve damage; may mask or exacerbate infections.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Susp—5mL

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