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. This medicine is also used to treat diabetic macular edema.

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

Dexamethasone injection is used to treat inflammation of the eye that may occur after eye surgery.

Dexamethasone is a steroid medicine that is used to relieve the redness, itching, and swelling caused by eye infections and other conditions.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension
  • Implant