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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 keraitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella, mycobacterial infections, and fungal diseases.
OZURDEX® is contraindicated in patients with advanced glaucoma.
Aphakic Eyes with Rupture of the Posterior Lens Capsule
OZURDEX® is contraindicated in patients who have aphakic eyes with rupture of the posterior lens capsule.
ACIOL and Rupture of the Posterior Lens Capsule
OZURDEX® is contraindicated in eyes with ACIOL (Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lens) and rupture of the posterior lens capsule.
OZURDEX® is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any components of this product.
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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