Vexol Ophthalmic Drops, Suspension 1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Vexol: Ophthalmic drops, suspension (1%)

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Vexol 1% Ophth Susp
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Vexol 1% Ophth Susp

What is this Medicine?

RIMEXOLONE (ri MEX oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat swelling, redness, and inflammation in the eye following eye surgery. It is also used to treat inflammation in the eye caused by a condition called uveitis.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Vexol: Ophthalmic drops, suspension(1%)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Vexol 1% Ophthalmic Suspension

NDC: 000650627
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Uveitis, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Storage Information
Store upright
Protect from freezing
Store between 36 to 77 degrees F
Vexol 1% Ophthalmic Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Vexol 1% Ophthalmic Suspension

Corneal Erosion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Corneal Edema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Eyes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Inflammatoin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Eye Pain Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Eye Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Foreign Body Sensation Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Engorgement With Blood Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Irritation Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eye Drainage Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
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
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

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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