Solodex

Company: Jawa Pharmaceuticals (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Generic Drug: Dexamethasone.

Indication: Useful for allergic and inflammatory disorders of the anterior segment of eye and external ear. It is also useful for controlling secondary glaucoma in case of anterior uveal inflammation. Post operative use is recommended to prevent ophthalmic inflammation.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to preparation. In case of acute, purulent, exaggerated viral, fungal and tubercular infections of the eye and ear.

Dosage & Administration: Available as eye and ear drops.

Special Precautions:

  • Cautious use in case of infections. Possibility of persistent fungal infections should be rule out after prolonged corticosteroid therapy.
  • Cautious use in patients who had a concurrent corneal disease or a disturbance of the ocular surface.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Visual acuity and field defects, glaucoma, optic nerve damage, cataract formation and secondary eye/ear infection.

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