VIROPTIC Rx

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VIROPTIC

Ocular infections
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Trifluridine 1%; oph. soln; contains thimerosal.

Company:

Pfizer Inc.

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Indications for VIROPTIC:

Primary keratoconjunctivitis and recurrent epithelial keratitis due to herpes simplex types 1 and 2.

Adults and Children:

<6yrs: not recommended. Do not exceed recommended dose. ≥6yrs: 1 drop every 2hrs while awake; max 9 drops/day. After reepithelialization, 1 drop every 4hrs for 7 days (at least 5 drops/day); max 21 days therapy. Reevaluate if no improvement in 7 days or incomplete reepithelialization in 14 days.

Warnings/Precautions:

Glaucoma. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Antiviral.

Adverse Reactions:

Transient ocular burning or stinging, keratopathy, edema, irritation, keratitis sicca, hyperemia, increased intraocular pressure.

How Supplied:

Soln—7.5mL

VIROPTIC 7.5ml of 1% eye droppers (Qty:1)

appx. price $297.00