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In the days following intravitreal injection of OZURDEX®, patients are at risk for potential complications including in particular, but not limited to, the development of endophthalmitis or elevated intraocular pressure. If the eye becomes red, sensitive to light, painful, or develops a change in vision, the patient should seek immediate care from an ophthalmologist.
Patients may experience temporary visual blurring after receiving an intravitreal injection. They should not drive or use machines until this has resolved.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/17/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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