click here for details            Durezol emulsion   (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing  (post surgical) 1 drop qid for 2 weeks beginning 24 hrs after surgery.
Then bid for 1 week. Then taper.
Dosing (anterior uveitis) 1 drop qid for 2 weeks, more often in the first 48 hours if necessary. Taper
Chem Specs difluprednate 0.05%
Quantities 5ml
Cost 190.00
Class (difluorinated) corticosteroid.
Action Anti-inflammatory
Usage Used to treat inflammation and pain associated with ocular surgery and anterior uveitis.
More potent than prednisolone acetate 1%.
Caution Elevated IOP, fungal and bacterial overgrowth, cataract formation,
globe perforation possible with long term use.
Contraindications Most viral diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva including epithelial herpes simplex
keratitis, vaccinia, and varicella, mycobacterial and fungal disease. Hypersensitivity
to any of the ingredients of this preparation and to other corticosteroids.
Pediatric use Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
Pregnancy Category C
Excellent tissue penetration. Possible enhanced dose uniformity and duration of
action when compared to acetate suspensions.