Ozurdex Implant 0.7Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ozurdex: Implant (0.7mg)

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What is this Medicine?

DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. The implant is used to treat macular edema. This is a condition where fluid collects in the eye causing swelling. It is also used to treat swelling in the eye that is not caused by an infection. The implant will only treat the eye that it has been placed into.

In-Depth Information

Ozurdex 0.7mg Ophthalmic Implant

NDC: 000233348
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Macular Edema Following Retinal Vein Occlusion, Uveitis, Diabetic Macular Edema

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Ozurdex 0.7mg Ophthalmic Implant

Reported Side Effects for Ozurdex 0.7mg Ophthalmic Implant

Headache Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drooping Eyelids Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Eyes Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
22.0-23.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
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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