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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Instill one drop into the conjunctival sac of the affected eye 4 times daily beginning 24 hours after surgery and continuing throughout the first 2 weeks of the postoperative period, followed by 2 times daily for a week and then a taper based on the response.
Endogenous Anterior Uveitis
Instill one drop into the conjunctival sac of the affected eye 4 times daily for 14 days followed by tapering as clinically indicated.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
DUREZOL contains 0.05% difluprednate as a sterile preserved emulsion for topical ophthalmic administration.
DUREZOL (difluprednate ophthalmic emulsion) 0.05% is a sterile, aqueous topical ophthalmic emulsion supplied in an opaque plastic bottle with a controlled drop tip and a pink cap in the following sizes:
5 mL in a 8 mL bottle (NDA 0065-9240-07)
5 mL in a 5 mL bottle (NDC 0065-9240-05).
Storage and Handling
Store at 15-25°C (59-77°F). Do not freeze. Protect from light. When not in use, keep the bottles in the protective carton.
Manufactured For: Alcon Laboratories, Inc., 6201 South Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA. Manufactured By: Alcon Laboratories, Inc., 6201 South Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA or Catalent Pharma Solutions, Woodstock, IL 60098. Revised: March 2013
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/4/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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