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Ocular Or Periocular Infections

OZURDEX®(dexamethasone intravitreal implant) is contraindicated in patients with active or suspected ocular or periocular infections including most viral diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva, including active epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella, mycobacterial infections, and fungal diseases.

Advanced Glaucoma

OZURDEX® is contraindicated in patients with advanced glaucoma.

Non-intact Posterior Lens Capsule

OZURDEX® is contraindicated in patients whose posterior lens capsule is not intact.


OZURDEX® is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any components of this product.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/14/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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