Maxidex   (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing Up to 4 to 6 times Daily. Taper.    May be used hourly in severe cases.
Chem Specs 0.1% dexamethasone
Quantities 5ml
Cost 69.00  generic
Class Ketone based steroid suspension.
Action Anti-inflammatory
Usage Indicated for inflammatory conditions of the conjunctiva and anterior segment
such as allergic conjunctivitis, SPK, iritis, discaform keratitis, etc.
Warning Glaucoma, cataract formation, secondary ocular infection following suppression of
host response and perforation of the globe may occur.
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. Teratogenic in mice with ophthalmic application.
BAK preserved (0.01%).
Neopolydex has 0.1% dexamethasone and is often a listed as a $4 generic.
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