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(fluorescein) Injection, USP 10% & 25% Sterile Solution
AK-FLUOR® (Fluorescein Injection, USP) is a sterile solution in Water for Injection, of Fluorescein prepared with the aid of Sodium Hydroxide. Hydrochloric Acid and/or Sodium Hydroxide may be used to adjust pH (8.0-9.8). AK-FLUOR® (fluorescein injection) is used intravenously as a diagnostic aid. The active ingredient exists as a sodium salt of fluorescein and is represented by the chemical structure:
Spiro[isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-[9H]xanthene]-3-one,3'6'-dihydroxy, disodium salt
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/23/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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