Retisert Implant Tablet 0.59Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Retisert: Implant tablet (0.59mg)

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What is this Medicine?

FLUOCINOLONE INTRAVITREAL IMPLANT (floo oh SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is surgically placed in the eye to help treat swelling in the eye or diabetic macular edema.

In-Depth Information

Retisert 0.59mg Ophthalmic Implant

NDC: 242080416
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Uveitis

Storage Information
Store in original container
Protect from freezing
Store between 59 to 77 degrees F
Retisert 0.59mg Ophthalmic Implant

Reported Side Effects for Retisert 0.59mg Ophthalmic Implant

Eye Drainage Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Optic Atrophy Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
3.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Foreign Body Sensation Incidence:
3.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Red Eyes Incidence:
3.0-40.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Corneal Edema Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding In Eye Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Eye Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retinal Detachment Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Photopsia Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Eyes Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Eye Irritation Incidence:
8.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Failure Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
9.0-33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Drooping Eyelids Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Macular Edema Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Muscle Tone Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swollen Eyelids Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Eyes Incidence:
10.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
15.0-90.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Eye Blood Pressure Incidence:
34.0-90.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cataracts Incidence:
50.0-90.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
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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