Shinadex

Shinadex

Manufacturer:

Y.S.P. Industries

Distributor:

Y.S.P. Industries
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per mL Chloramphenicol 5 mg, dexamethasone Na phosphate 1 mg
Indications/Uses
Acute & chronic keratitis & conjuctivitis of an infectious, allergic but nonviral nature. Anterior uvea infections (iritis, iridocyclitis). Skleritis, episcleritis & myositis. Sympathic opthalmia. Post-op management of cataract, glaucoma & strabismus.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Instill 1 drop into conjunctival sac 3-5 times daily for up to 10 days. Acute case Up to 1 drop/hr.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Corneal lesions due to non-bacterial infections & ulcerative processes. Herpes simplex & other viral infections. Mycosis & other fungal infections. Severe blood disorders due to bone marrow depression & hepatic dysfunction. Family history of bone marrow depression. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Corticosteroids may mask, activate or aggravate eye infection. Local use of dexamethasone over prolonged period may lead in some cases to secondary glaucoma & development of complicated cataract. Possibility of inducing corneal abscess, fungal keratopathy or glaucoma. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Itching, redness, swelling, foreign body sensation or other sign of irritation not present before therapy. Ocular burning or stinging upon drug instillation & blurred vision, elevation of IOP, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, secondary ocular infection following suppression of host response; delayed wound healing & corneal thinning &/or perforation of the globe may occur. Ptosis & mydriasis. Dysgeusia.
Drug Interactions
Penicillins, cephalosporins, gentamicin, tetracyclines, polymyxin B, vancomycin or sulfadiazine, drugs which have an adverse effect on hematopoiesis, sulfonylureas, coumarin derivatives, hydantoins & methotrexate.
ATC Classification
S01CA01 - dexamethasone and antiinfectives ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids in combination with antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Shinadex eye drops
Packing/Price
5 mL x 10 × 1's;5 mL x 12 × 1's;5 mL x 20 × 1's;5 mL x 24 × 1's
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