Acipredex

Acipredex

Manufacturer:

SENSOMED

Distributor:

SENSOMED
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per mL Ciprofloxacin HCl 3 mg, dexamethasone 1 mg
Indications/Uses
Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions for which a corticosteroid is indicated & where bacterial infection or a risk of bacterial ocular infection exists.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Bacterial conjunctivitis 1 or 2 drops tid-qid.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella & other viral diseases of the conjunctiva & cornea. Mycobacterial infections of the eye. Fungal diseases of ocular structures.
Special Precautions
Monitor IOP if use for ≥10 days. Not for inj into the eye. Diseases causing thinning of cornea & sclera, perforations may occur. May mask or enhance existing infections in acute purulent eye conditions. Avoid prolonged use. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Ciprofloxacin: Transient ocular burning or discomfort; stinging, redness, itching, conjunctivitis/keratitis, periocular/lacial edema, foreign body sensation, photophobia, blurred vision, tearing, dryness & eye pain. Dexamethasone: IOP elevation which may develop to glaucoma & infrequent optic nerve damage; posterior subcapsular cataract formation; delayed wound healing.
MIMS Class
Eye Antiseptics with Corticosteroids
ATC Classification
S01CA - Corticosteroids and antiinfectives in combination ; Used in the treatment of eye diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Acipredex eye drops (0.3% w/v/0.1% w/v)
Packing/Price
5 mL x 1's
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