Dexamethasone Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 0.1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Dexamethasone: Ophthalmic drops, solution (0.1%)

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Dexamethasone 0.1% Ophth Soln
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Dexamethasone 0.1% Ophth Soln

What is this Medicine?

DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions in the eye.

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Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 242080720
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Keratitis, Graves' Ophthalmopathy, Chorioretinitis, Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis (GPC), Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation, Otitis Externa, Iritis, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Corneal Ulcer, Corneal Abrasion, Herpes Zoster Ocular Infection, Anterior Segment Inflammation, Optic Neuritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Endophthalmitis

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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