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MAXIDEX
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.

Adult:

Initially 1–2 drops hourly, then prolong dosing interval to 4–6 times daily as condition improves.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Fungal, mycobacterial, or viral (except herpes zoster) infections of the eye.

Warnings/Precautions:

Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Local irritation, increased intraocular pressure, cataracts, corneal perforations, optic nerve damage; may mask or exacerbate infections, delay wound healing.

How Supplied:

Susp—5mL, 15mL

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