Miscellaneous ocular agents:
Indications for DEXTENZA:
Ocular pain and inflammation following ophthalmic surgery.
Insert in lower lacrimal punctum into canaliculus. Use one single insert for up to 30 days. Can be removed via saline irrigation or manual expression if necessary.
Active corneal, conjunctival or canalicular infections, including epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella. Mycobacterial infections. Fungal diseases of the eye. Dacryocystitis.
Glaucoma. Monitor IOP during treatment. Increased risk of secondary ocular infections. May mask infection and enhance existing infection. May exacerbate viral ocular infections (including herpes simplex). Fungal infections. May delay healing and increase incidence of bleb formation. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Anterior chamber inflammation, elevated IOP, reduced visual acuity, eye pain, cystoid macular edema, corneal edema, conjunctival hyperemia.
Generic Drug Availability:
Single-use oph inserts—1, 10