Fluorescite Generic Name & Formulations
Fluorescein (as sodium) 100mg/mL (10%); soln for IV inj; preservative-free.
Single use vial (5mL)—1
Diagnostic angiography or angioscopy of the retina and iris vasculature.
Fluorescite Dosage and Administration
Give by IV inj rapidly into the antecubital vein (normally 1mL/sec). 500mg (5mL). Highly sensitive imaging system (eg, scanning laser ophthalmoscope): reduce dose to 2mL.
Give by IV inj rapidly into the antecubital vein (normally 1mL/sec). 7.7mg/kg; max 500mg (5mL).
Fluorescite Boxed Warnings
History of allergy, bronchial asthma; monitor closely. Avoid extravasation; severe local tissue damage can result. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Fluorescite Adverse Reactions
Skin and urine discoloration, nausea, vomiting, GI distress, hypersensitivity reactions, headache, thrombophlebitis; rare: cardiopulmonary reactions, convulsions, syncope.
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