"A class of medications long used to curb HIV infection shows promise as a therapy for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), suggest findings from an NIH-funded study. These mainstay HIV drugs, called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors "...
Contraindicated in those persons who have shown hypersensitivity to any component of this preparation. Do not use via the intrathecal or arterial routes. Use of this product is generally inadvisable if the patient has history of severe allergy to products containing fluorescein.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/23/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Ak-Fluor Information
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Get breaking medical news.