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Macugen




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Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Doses of Macugen up to 10 times the recommended dosage of 0.3 mg have been studied. No additional adverse events have been noted but there is decreased efficacy with doses above 1 mg.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Ocular or Periocular Infections

Macugen is contraindicated in patients with ocular or periocular infections.

Hypersensitivity

Macugen is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to pegaptanib sodium or any other excipient in this product.

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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