Iluvien

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Iluvien Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Fluocinolone acetonide 0.19mg; implant for intravitreal inj.

Pharmacological Class

Steroid.

How Supplied

Single-use applicator—1 (w. needle)

Manufacturer

Iluvien Indications

Indications

Diabetic macular edema (DME) in patients who have been previously treated with a course of corticosteroids without a significant rise in intraocular pressure.

Iluvien Dosage and Administration

Adult

Give by intravitreal inj. See full labeling for administration.

Children

Not established.

Iluvien Contraindications

Contraindications

Ocular or periocular infections. Glaucoma.

Iluvien Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Iluvien Warnings/Precautions

Warnings/Precautions

Monitor for increased IOP and endophthalmitis; may include check for perfusion of the optic nerve head immediately, tonometry within 30 mins, and biomicroscopy between 2–7 days post injection. Risk of secondary ocular infections (eg, bacterial, fungal, viral). History of ocular herpes simplex: not recommended. Risk of implant migration if absent or torn posterior capsule of the lens. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Iluvien Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Iluvien Interactions

Iluvien Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Cataract development, increased IOP; injection-related effects (eg, endophthalmitis, eye inflammation, retinal detachments), others.

Iluvien Clinical Trials

See Literature

Iluvien Note

Not Applicable

Iluvien Patient Counseling

See Literature