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AKTEN
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Drug Name:

AKTEN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Lidocaine HCl 3.5%; oph gel; preservative-free.

Company:
Akorn, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for AKTEN:

Ocular surface anesthesia during ophthalmologic procedures.

Adults and Children:

For single patient use. 2 drops to the ocular surface in area of planned procedure; may reapply.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for injection. Prolonged use may cause corneal opacification and ulceration. Pregnancy (Cat. B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Local anesthetic.

Adverse Reactions:

Conjunctival hyperemia, corneal epithelial changes, headache, burning upon instillation.

How Supplied:

Gel—5mL

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