Difluprednate

Details About Generic Salt ::  Difluprednate 

Main Medicine Class:: Endocrine,Steroid Hormones , Metabolic System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Corticosteroids

3B. CORTICOSTEROIDS in 3. OCULAR
DIFLUPREDNATE
GLUCOCORTICOID | CORTICOSTEROID (TOPICAL)
also comes under 15A. Corticosteroids (Topical) in 15. Skin,  

Indications & Dose: CORTICOSTEROID-RESPONSIVE DERMATOSES TP Adult Cream (0.02%) or gel (0.05%): Apply sufficient quantity to the affected area twice daily | OCULAR INFLAMMATION & PAIN TP Adult Instill 1 drop in conjunctival sac of affected eye(s) QID beginning 24hrs after surgery for 2wks, then BID for 1 wk, then taper based on response

Contra: Active mycobacterial, viral/fungal eye infections

Precautions: Glaucoma, prolonged use, children

ADR: Serious: Increased IOP, corneal edema, conjunctival edema, blepharitis, eye pain, photophobia

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