Generic Name and Formulations:
Dexamethasone 0.7mg in the Novadur delivery system; intravitreal implant; preservative-free.
Indications for OZURDEX:
Macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) or central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). Non-infectious uveitis affecting the posterior segment of the eye. Diabetic macular edema.
For ophthalmic intravitreal injection only. One implant in each affected eye(s).
Ocular or periocular infections. Glaucoma (cup to disc ratio >0.8). Torn or ruptured posterior lens capsule.
Monitor for intravitreal injection-related effects (eg, endophthalmitis, eye inflammation, increased intraocular pressure, retinal detachments) following the injection. Risk of potential steroid-related effects (eg, posterior subcapsular cataracts, glaucoma, secondary ocular infections). History of ocular herpes simplex: not recommended. Risk of implant migration to anterior chamber if posterior lens capsule is not intact. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Increased intraocular pressure, conjunctival hemorrhage, eye pain, conjunctival hyperemia, ocular hypertension, cataracts.
Single-use intravitreal implant—1 (w. applicator)
Sign Up for Free e-newsletters
- Study Finds Association Between Folate Intake and Risk of Cutaneous Melanoma
- Qualitative Analysis of Myeloma Patients' Experience Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
- Melanoma Outcomes Improved With Nivolumab Alone or Plus Ipilimumab
- Involved-Field Radiotherapy Plus Chemotherapy Prolonged PFS in Follicular Lymphoma
- Patient Fears of Placebo Use in Clinical Trials
- Implementing an Ambulatory Adherence Program May Improve Oral Anticancer Medications Compliance
- Exercise Habits Influence Mortality in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer
- Managing Dyspnea With Fentanyl in Patients With Cancer at End of Life
- Two Programs, One Goal: Meeting the Challenges of Oncology Navigation
- Navigating Patients with Hematologic Malignancies
Regimen and Drug Listings
GET FULL LISTINGS OF TREATMENT Regimens and Drug INFORMATION
|Head and Neck Cancer||Regimens||Drugs|