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In the days following Macugen administration, patients are at risk for the development of endophthalmitis. If the eye becomes red, sensitive to light, painful or develops a change in vision, the patient should seek the immediate care with their ophthalmologist [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/28/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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