Ophthalmic Agents - Corticosteroids

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Dexamethasone (Decadron, Maxidex ®) Fluorometholone (FML, Flarex ®)
Loteprednol (Lotemax ®, Alrex ®) Prednisone (Pred Forte ®)
Rimexolone (Vexol ®)  

Dexamethasone (Decadron, Maxidex ®) top of page

 Dosing: 1-2 drops every 1 to 8 hours or ½ to 1 inch ointment 1 to 4 times daily.

Supplied: [0.1% susp, soln. 0.05% oint]

Fluorometholone (FML, Flarex ®) top of page

 Dosing: 1-2 drops every 1 to 12 hours or ½" ointment every 4 to 24 hours.

Loteprednol (Lotemax ®, Alrex ®)  top of page

Dosing: 1-2 drops 4 times daily
Supplied: [susp: 0.2, 0.5%]

Prednisone (Pred Forte ®)  top of page

Dosing: 1 drop every 1 to 12 hours.
Supplied: [susp/soln : 0.125%, 1%]

Rimexolone (Vexol ®)  top of page

Dosing: 1-2 drops every 1 to 6 hours.
Supplied: [susp: 1%]


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