Fluorescite

Fluorescite

fluorescein

Manufacturer:

Alcon

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Firma Chun Cheong
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fluorescein Na
Indications/Uses
In diagnostic fluorescein angiography or angioscopy of the retina & iris vasculature.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IV Adult 500 mg (100 mg/mL). Childn 7.7 mg/kg (or 35 mg/10 lb), up to a max of 500 mg. Inject dose rapidly into the antecubital vein.
Special Precautions
History of allergy or bronchial asthma. Avoid extravasation. Nausea &/or vomiting & GI distress w/in 1st few min following inj. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Temporary yellowish discoloration of the skin & urine; nausea, vomiting, GI distress; headache; hypersensitivity reactions; thrombophlebitis at the inj site. Cardiac arrest, basilar artery ischaemia, severe shock; convulsions, syncope.
ATC Classification
S01JA01 - fluorescein ; Belongs to the class of colouring agents used as ophthalmologic diagnostic agents.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Fluorescite inj 10 %
Packing/Price
5 mL x 1's
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