Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Ozurdex

Descriptions


Dexamethasone intravitreal implant is used to treat an eye disease called macular edema (swelling of the back of the eye). Macular edema occurs when a blood vessel in the eye is clogged. This causes vision changes that must be treated right away. Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid (steroid medicine) that helps reduce the swelling in the eye.

Dexamethasone intravitreal implant is also used to treat an eye disease called uveitis (swelling in the middle part of the eye).

This medicine is only administered by or under the supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Implant