Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Maxidex
  2. Ocu-Dex

Descriptions


Dexamethasone eye drops are used to treat inflammation of the eyes caused by allergies and certain conditions, including damage caused by chemical and thermal burns.

Dexamethasone eye insert is used to treat eye pain and inflammation 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 or procedures (eg, eye surgery).

Dextenza® is to be given only by your doctor. Maxidex® is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension
  • Insert, Extended Release
  • Solution